Meanwhile, in the Congo…

“The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported 203,179 cases of measles from all 26 provinces of the country, including 4,096 deaths.

UNICEF says children under the age of five represent 74 percent of infections and nearly 90 per cent of deaths.

The number of measles cases in DRC this year is more than triple the number recorded for all of 2018. The measles outbreak in DRC has become a far deadlier than Ebola, which to date, has taken 2,143 lives.”

DRC measles outbreak: More than 200K cases, 4,000 deaths

 

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