DR Congo Measles Outbreak Spreading Fast

Medicins Sans Frontiers has said that in the first five months of 2019, more than 1,500 measles-related deaths were officially recorded, making this the worst measles epidemic since 2011 and 2012, which was the the deadliest the country had seen in a decade.

An MSF nurse vaccinates a young boy against measles during the vaccination campaign in Kweba village, Lungonzo district, DRC, May 2019.

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