Either 142,000 people died of measles

the Lack of vaccines for several of the world's poor areas, contributing to either 142,000 people died of measles in 2018. It says the world health Organizat

Either 142,000 people died of measles

the Lack of vaccines for several of the world's poor areas, contributing to either 142,000 people died of measles in 2018.

It says the world health Organization.

It is 15 percent more than the year before.

The countries that are hardest hit by the virussygdommen, is in the Congo, Liberia, Madagascar, Somalia and Ukraine.

These countries account for almost half of the victims in 2018.

It is assumed that 9.8 million people were infected with measles in 2018. It is almost 29 percent more than the year before.

/ritzau/dpa

Updated Date: 05 December 2019, 19:00

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