Measles vaccination campaign in Madagascar, Cases climb to 69,000 – Outbreak News Today

The measles outbreak in Madagascar has grown to a total of 68,912 cases since October, including 926 deaths, the World Health Organization in Madagascar reports (computer translated). This has prompted health officials to stage a planned three-phase vaccine response that targets more than 5 million children from 6 months to 9 years of age. After the first …