Measles still spreading in Europe, WHO warns, with 35 deaths over past year

Measles still spreading in Europe, WHO warns, with 35 deaths over past year

Jul 11 2017

Thirty-five people have died of measles across Europe in the past 12 months, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that vaccination remains crucial to stopping the spread.

In the most recent case, a 6-year-old died in Italy on June 22. The boy's doctor confirmed that he had not been vaccinated against measles and died of the disease.

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