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Executive Health Management

WHO 'Taken Aback' By Measles Resurgence in Europe

2015 25 Feb

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been “taken aback” by the outbreak of measles across Europe, as news came on Wednesday about the measles-related death of an 18-month old child in Berlin. From January 2014 to February 2015, the number of measles cases has spiked into the thousands in five European countries. More than 500 cases have been reported... Read more

Executive Health Management

Measles Elimination Target Only Met by Half of the EU/EEA Countries

2013 31 May

Fourteen out of the 30 reporting countries to ECDC (29 EU/EEA countries plus Croatia) have met the elimination target of less than one case of measles per million population during the last 12 months, reports the Measles and rubella monitoring report for March.MeaslesDuring the twelve months to March 2013, 8 127 cases of measles were reported to TESSy.... Read more