Outbreak of measles in Madagascar: 300 people died in a year

Outbreak of measles in Madagascar: 300 people died in a year

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Madagascar measles outbreak

The island has recorded the strongest outbreak of measles in recent decades. In 2018, 300 people died.

Madagascar has seen the strongest outbreak of measles in recent decades, according to CNN.

According to the Ministry of Health, more than 20,000 people have become ill since 2018, 300 of whom died (mostly children).

The outbreak struck all regions & # 39; s and all major cities of the country. According to doctors, the disease spreads due to insufficient vaccination.

As reported last week in Ukraine, the head of the Ministry of Health Ulyana Suprun stated that the Ministry of Health would not announce a measles epidemic, despite the fact that in January she had more than 15,000 people ill in Ukraine, a number of times higher than the years before.

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