UN: More than 400 dead in southeast Congo measles outbreak

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    How can this happen? We are no longer in the Middle Ages. This is the Twenty-First Century where scientists have found vaccines and cures for this. Read more @ UN: More than 400 dead in southeast Congo measles outbreak
     
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    Yellow fever epidemic in the Congo...
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    Congo Declares Yellow Fever Epidemic
    June 20, 2016 — Three provinces affected, including capital Kinshasa, after health officials confirm 67 cases of the disease, with another 1,000 suspected cases being monitored
     
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    Congo vaccinating a million people over the next ten days for yellow fever...
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    Democratic Republic of Congo launches yellow fever vaccination drive
    July 20, 2016 - Democratic Republic of Congo launched a campaign on Wednesday to vaccinate about a million people against yellow fever over the next 10 days in the capital Kinshasa and a nearby province.
     
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    Deadly measles outbreak in Romania...
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    Measles outbreak in Romania causes 17 deaths
    Mar 10,`17 -- Thousands of people have caught measles in an ongoing outbreak that has caused 17 deaths in Romania, the health minister said Friday.

     
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    Measles cases hit record high in Europe...
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    Measles cases hit record high in Europe
    20 Aug.`18 - Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 41,000 people have been infected in the first six months of 2018, leading to 37 deaths.

     
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    Africa is a shithole--that's how
    no hate here--just facts
     
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