52 percent higher while rubella
cases went up by 181.
cases declined 97%, from 2000 (670,894 cases in 102 countries) to 2016 (22,361 cases in 165 countries).
o Bulgaria and Kyrgyzstan had interrupted endemic rubella
transmission for at least 12 months.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan's ambassadorship for Unicef has been extended for another two years and he will be working on eradicating measles and rubella
infections for children.
The 11 member states of the WHO's South Asian Region are committed to eliminating measles and controlling rubella
and congenital syndrome (CRS) by 2020.
Up to now, pregnant women have been offered a blood test to check whether they are immune to rubella
- also known as German measles.
Additionally, the report provides an overview of key players involved in therapeutic development for Rubella
and features dormant and discontinued projects.
Triple vaccine against measles - mumps - rubella
in the number of 250 000 doses of the delivery date to 07/30/2016.
In 2012, the UK's National Screening Committee recommended that rubella
screening should stop because levels of the virus were so low that the World Health Organization classed rubella
as eliminated in the UK.
It is important to be able to study faster methods to detect the rubella
virus growth in the cell culture.
On average, the PHIV children were much less likely to have protective levels of antibodies against measles, mumps, and rubella
than did the HEU group.
The method was tested by researchers who tracked rubella
in Kenya by using the anonymous locations of daily cellphone use and comparing that data to historical paths of rubella
spreading through the country.
INTRODUCTION: Etiological agents of various important infections which can be contracted inutero were conveniently grouped together as TORCH where T stands for Toxoplasma, R for Rubella
, C for Cytomegalovirus and H for Herpes simplex virus.
In April, the Americas became the world's first region declared free of rubella
, a contagious disease that can cause multiple birth defects and fetal death.
Vital tests like Rubella
IgM and HbeAg are being conducted by using kits with lapsed expiry dates.