Measles resur­gence

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THE World Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion (WHO) data shows a rise in cases in al­most ev­ery re­gion of the world, with 30% more cases in 2017 than 2016, at­tribut­ing it to “hes­i­tancy” around vac­ci­na­tion.

WHO and the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Preven­tion, looked at measles cases over the past 17 years and found the Amer­i­cas, Eu­rope and the East­ern Mediter­ranean re­gion saw the great­est up­surge in cases visit who.int.

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