Measles outbreaks around the world are surging after years-long declines. According to data released by UNICEF today, 98 countries are reporting more measles cases in 2018, compared to 2017. To make matters worse, this includes the re-introduction of measles in...
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Within the next five years, people over age 65 will outnumber children under 5 for the first time. This plays into other demographic changes such as urbanization: between 1975 and 2005, the number of older people living in urban areas quadrupled.
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation has secured more than four billion dollars in funding for global childhood immunizations from the international community.