Measles Epidemic in Madagascar Kills More Than 900, Says WHO

February 21, 2019

(ABC News) – The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths. According to WHO figures, there have been more than 68,000 cases of the disease in which 553 deaths were confirmed and another 373 suspected from measles since the outbreak began in September. Those most at risk are infants from nine to 11 months old.

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