Kyiv authorities not to ban unvaccinated children from schools 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
Over 57,000 measles cases recorded in Ukraine since year-start Eighteen people have died from complications associated with measles.
10:43, 21 August 2019
Measles outbreak in Kyiv becomes largest in history of independent Ukraine This year, two unvaccinated adults died, the report says.
11:00, 14 August 2019
Ukraine among countries that report highest numbers of measles cases in 2019 The largest outbreaks are in countries with low measles vaccination coverage, currently or in the past.
22:58, 13 August 2019
Ukraine tops list of countries with highest reported incidence rate of measles in 2018: UNICEF In 2018, almost 350,000 measles cases were reported globally, more than doubling from 2017.
23:57, 15 July 2019
Ukraine lifts age restrictions on free measles vaccination Patients of any age can now be vaccinated free of charge to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella.
16:30, 13 May 2019
Ukraine measles update: 16 people die from complications since year-start 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
Nearly 42,000 measles cases recorded in Ukraine since year-start Fifteen people have died from measles-related complications.
11:25, 23 April 2019
Over 2,000 people got measles in Ukraine within week: Health Ministry In total, 35,002 measles cases have been registered in Ukraine since year-start, as of March 29, 2019.
16:00, 01 April 2019
Ukraine measles update: Infant dies in Khmelnytsky region 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
Ukraine suffers world's biggest rise in measles cases in 2018 – media 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
Over 3,100 measles cases registered in Ukraine in past week, 7% down on previous week The highest incidence rates are in Lviv, Vinnytsia, Rivne, Khmelnytsky regions, and in the city of Kyiv.
14:56, 12 February 2019
Ukraine records highest number of measles cases in Europe (graph) Measles killed 72 children and adults in the European region in 2018.
13:40, 08 February 2019
Ukraine's Health Ministry not to declare measles epidemic Suprun has urged citizens to vaccinate against measles.
14:33, 30 January 2019
Ukraine's Health Ministry wants to consider declaring measles epidemic in Ukraine (Video) Suprun says the ministry has more authority to boost vaccine purchases in case of the epidemic.
18:58, 23 January 2019
Ukraine’s immunization program works to regain high immunization coverage, stop measles outbreaks 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
Unvaccinated foreigners will not be able to enter Poland: minister – media According to authorities, the majority of the confirmed cases of measles concern foreigners, most likely from Ukraine.
15:09, 05 November 2018
Ukraine may face another epidemic following measles The only protection against diphtheria is vaccination, while the amount of vaccines is sufficient to cover Ukraine's needs.
13:20, 06 September 2018
Measles in Ukraine: 755 additional cases reported in past week 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