Experts from the Regional Public Health Office located in Michalovce are closely monitoring the situation of measles in eastern Slovakia, according to the Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic (computer translated).
Since the outbreak began at the end of May in the village of Drahňov, 101 cases of measles have been reported as of July 2. The outbreak is believed linked to people who arrived from the UK.
This is the largest measles epidemic in Slovakia in the past 20 years.
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