Measles cases rises globally – WHO

Measles cases rises globally - WHO

Measles cases globally have almost tripled since January 2019 compared to the same period last year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Figures published by WHO show that from January 1 to July 31, 364,808 cases were recorded, compared to 129,239 last year during the same period.

These are the highest figures since 2006, according to Christian Lindmeier, a spokesman for the Organization, at a press briefing in Geneva.

The highest number of cases were recorded in the Democratic Republ…

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