Measles cases tripled this year, WHO says

World / Science & Health Aug 14, 2019

Measles cases tripled this year, WHO says

Measles cases nearly tripled globally during the first seven months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, amid growing concern over public resistance to the vaccine. So far this year, 364,808 measles cases were reported around ...

Measles quickly spreading in Japan, data shows

National / Science & Health Jun 5, 2019

Measles quickly spreading in Japan, data shows

The number of measles patients in Japan has been growing quickly since the beginning of this year, according to the latest data compiled by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases. The reported patient count came to 566 for the period between Jan. 1 and May ...