- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- New York
The world faces a growing measles crisis with cases and deaths rising, the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have said in a joint report.12
From 2021 to 2022 measles cases increased internationally by 18% and measles deaths by 43%, they said.
WHO and CDC are founding members of the Measles and Rubella Partnership, a global initiative to stop the two diseases. It aims to increase vaccine coverage, especially for the most vulnerable communities, and to …