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The Politics of Measles in Europe

The Politics of Measles in Europe

Europe is reporting a record high number of measles cases for the first six months of 2018. We explore which European nations have been hardest hit, and we examine the potential role of the European political climate in exacerbating the outbreak.

Measles Resurgence?

Measles Resurgence?

After cutting global measles incidence from 2.6 million to fewer than 100,000 cases per year globally, measles may be on the rise due as a result of low vaccination coverage.

Roman Holiday: Tropical Disease Transmitted in Italy

Roman Holiday: Tropical Disease Transmitted in Italy

Increased international travel and rising temperatures are expanding the geographical range of disease vectors. Locally transmitted chikungunya virus in Italy demonstrates the risks posed by the spread of disease vectors such as mosquitoes.