I am hoping this is medical and not government surveillance.
The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.
According to WHO figures, there have been more than 68,000 cases of the disease, in which 553 deaths were confirmed and 373 suspected from measles since the outbreak began in September.
Madagascar has launched a nationwide campaign to try to bring the outbreak under control, through mass vaccination campaigns and surveillance.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control report today that the number of measles cases nationwide stands at 695.
Measles is no joke. Anti-vaxxers are dangerously inviting infectious disease back into our society. NBC: In the Washington county that is home to one of the nation’s largest measles outbreaks, the effects go far beyond the 71 confirmed cases. The Seattle Times reports over 800 students considered exposed to the highly contagious disease in Clark […]
No Costa Rican has contracted the measles since 2006. An unvaccinated tourist unknowingly traveled while contagious and is now in quarantine. The CDC lists 10 US states as reporting active measles infections and suggests children be vaccinated. Newser: A French family arrived in Costa Rica last Monday and put an end to Costa Rica’s measles-free […]
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