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Measles cases hit record high in the Europe – WHO

Posted by feww on August 25, 2018

41,000+ people in the WHO European Region infected with measles Jan – Jun 2018

Over 41,000 children and adults in the WHO European Region have been infected with measles in the first 6 months of 2018. The total number for this period far exceeds the 12-month totals reported for every other year this decade. So far, the highest annual total for measles cases between 2010 and 2017 was 23,927 for 2017, and the lowest was 5,273 for 2016. Monthly country reports also indicate that at least 37 people have died due to measles so far this year.

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Measles epidemic exploding across Europe, spreading to the U-S

Posted by feww on December 3, 2011

Europe plagued by measles, threefold increase in 4 years

Some 26,000 cases of measles infection claiming up to a dozen lives and leaving about 7,300 hospitalized have been reported in Europe so far this year.

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  • Europe. More than 26,000 measles cases were reported in 36 European countries from January to October 2011. The rise re[resents a 3-fold increase in 4 years.
    • The worst-affected country is France with 14,000 cases.
    • Other major outbreaks of the disease have been reported  in Macedonia, Romania, Spain and Uzbekistan.
    • In the U.S. more than 200 cases have been reported so far this year. That’s the largest number in a decade, and a 4-fold increase.
    • Most of the recorded cases in the US weer linked to other world regions, including about 2 dozen cases from Europe.
    • Measles is a highly contagious and potentially dangerous disease which spreads easily.
    • Some 164,000 measles deaths were recorded worldwide in 2008, with 95 percent of deaths occurring in poor countries.

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