The city administration cannot forbid unvaccinated children to attend schools and urges parents to prevent the spread of diseases and take responsibility for vaccinating their children.
16:55, 28 August 2019
Eighteen people have died from complications associated with measles.
10:43, 21 August 2019
This year, two unvaccinated adults died, the report says.
11:00, 14 August 2019
The largest outbreaks are in countries with low measles vaccination coverage, currently or in the past.
22:58, 13 August 2019
In 2018, almost 350,000 measles cases were reported globally, more than doubling from 2017.
23:57, 15 July 2019
Patients of any age can now be vaccinated free of charge to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella.
16:30, 13 May 2019
Since the start of the measles outbreak in Ukraine, over 100,000 people have contracted the disease, 37 of whom have died.
12:20, 02 May 2019
Fifteen people have died from measles-related complications.
11:25, 23 April 2019
In total, 35,002 measles cases have been registered in Ukraine since year-start, as of March 29, 2019.
16:00, 01 April 2019
During the ninth week of 2019, a total of 2,524 people got infected with measles, including 1,230 adults and 1,312 children.
12:00, 05 March 2019
UNICEF said statistics by the World Health Organization showed there were 35,120 cases of measles in Ukraine last year – a massive rise from about 5,000 in 2017.
10:58, 01 March 2019
The highest incidence rates are in Lviv, Vinnytsia, Rivne, Khmelnytsky regions, and in the city of Kyiv.
14:56, 12 February 2019
Measles killed 72 children and adults in the European region in 2018.
13:40, 08 February 2019
Suprun has urged citizens to vaccinate against measles.
14:33, 30 January 2019
Suprun says the ministry has more authority to boost vaccine purchases in case of the epidemic.
18:58, 23 January 2019
The Public Health Center in technical consultation with WHO initiated a renewal of country procedures on distribution and stock management, covering both vaccines and safe injection supplies.
09:50, 08 January 2019
According to authorities, the majority of the confirmed cases of measles concern foreigners, most likely from Ukraine.
15:09, 05 November 2018
The only protection against diphtheria is vaccination, while the amount of vaccines is sufficient to cover Ukraine's needs.
13:20, 06 September 2018
As of August 2, 2018, some 764,000 doses of vaccines against measles, mumps and rubella are available in Ukraine.
12:40, 09 August 2018
Since year-start, the number of those infected has almost reached 22,000 people, of which 13,000 are children.
11:30, 20 June 2018