Philippines hit by measles outbreak | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 08, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 08, 2019

Philippines hit by measles outbreak

A growing measles outbreak in the Philippines killed at least 25 people last month, officials said yesterday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a scare over an anti-dengue fever vaccine. Most of the dead are children and the toll is expected to rise as more cases are confirmed of the highly contagious disease, which has made a worldwide resurgence in recent years.

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