• Teresa Flannery

Measles resurgence 'due to vaccine hesitancy', WHO warns

Updated: Jul 21, 2019

There has been a worldwide resurgence of measles, with many countries experiencing "severe and protracted" outbreaks last year, a report warns.


The World Health Organization data shows a rise in cases in almost every region of the world, with 30% more cases in 2017 than 2016.


Experts say complacency, collapsing health systems and a rise in fake news about the vaccine are behind the rise.


Read more here (Source BBC News)

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