Measles cases triple globally in 2019, says UN
The World Health Organization says the latest figures paint "an alarming picture".
[Vanguard] United Nations, UN, yesterday said measles cases across the world rose by 300 per cent through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, as concerns grow over declining vaccination.
Conclusion: The target RBV concentration in the CSF could be maintained continuously by intraventricular administration using a subcutaneous continuous infusion pump. The accumulation of further cases is necessary to confirm the safety and efficacy of this medical treatment.
A total of 555 measles cases have occurred this year, surpassing 372 last year and approaching 667 in 2014, according to the CDC. Vaccination refusal is the primary driver of the disease outbreaks.Medscape Medical News
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This year ’ s outbreak is on course to be the worst since measles was eliminated as an endemic disease in 2000.
The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country's second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday.
Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”.
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Since the beginning of the year, 555 cases of measles have been confirmed in the United States