Posted by on February 12, 2019 12:09 am
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/12/measles-outbreak-in-philippines-kills-70-with-vaccine-fear-mongering-blamed

The deaths, mostly of children, are part of an alarming wave of measles cases worldwide over the past few years

The Philippines is in the midst of a growing measles crisis, with at least 70 deaths, mainly of children, in the past month.

In January, there were 4,302 reported cases of measles in the country, an increase of 122% on the same period last year. The outbreak has been blamed on a backlash against vaccinations.

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