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UN warns of ‘complacency’ as measles cases soar worldwide

A nurse administers a measles vaccine to a boy in the school of Lapaivka village near the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. Nine people, including two children, have died of measles in Ukraine this year. — AFP photo
PARIS: Just 10 countries were responsible for three-quarters of a global surge in measles cases last year, the United Nations children’s agency (Unicef) said yesterday, including one of the world’s richest nations, France.
Ninety-eight countries reported more cases of measles in 2018 compared with 2017, and the world body warned that conflict, complacency and the growing anti-vaccine movement threatened to undo decades of …read more

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