Measles now an imminent global threat due to pandemic, say public health agencies
Measles is one of the most contagious human viruses and is almost entirely preventable through vaccination.
Measles cases jump 79% in 2022 after Covid hit vaccination campaigns
In January and February, there were 17,338 measles cases reported worldwide, up from 9,665 in the same period last year.
World at risk of measles outbreaks as Covid-19 disrupts infant shots, report says
Reported measles cases fell by more than 80% last year compared with 2019, but a higher number of children missing their vaccine doses leaves them vulnerable, a joint report by WHO and the US CDC shows.