Shock Rise in Global Measles Cases ‘A Wake up Call,’ Says United Nations

Global measles cases increased by almost 50% from 2017 to 2018, UNICEF says, with 10 countries accounting for nearly three-quarters of that surge. Using data from the World Health Organization, the U.N. Children’s Fund found these countries had the highest incidences of measles in 2018: Ukraine: 30,338 cases Philippines: 13,192 Brazil: 10,262 Yemen: 6,641 Venezuela: […]