MEASLES in Africa: 5,000 dead in DRC

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The World Health Organization (WHO) put out a report this week that shows that some 440,000 measles cases have been reported during the past 10 months or so in 2019.

In this video, I look at the measles situation in Africa, especially on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which alone has reported more than 250,000 cases and 5,000 deaths, mostly in young children.

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