Since the beginning of the year, over 130,000 cases have been registered, as compared to the previous year's 130,000. The UN special agency estimates that there are fewer than one report in ten cases, and the actual figures are probably too high.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday (August 13th) that cases of measles worldwide have nearly tripled since January. In the first seven months of 2018, a total of 364,808 cases were reported from January 1 to July 31, compared to 129,239 cases. "Supreme" At a press briefing in Geneva, Christian Lindmayer said that it had never been registered since 2006.
The highest cases were reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Madagascar and Ukraine. At Megadascar, "However, the number of cases has dropped significantly in recent months." Following a national emergency vaccination campaign against Arya, the WHO noted. Other major outbreaks have occurred in Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Philippines, South Sudan, Sudan and Thailand. In the United States, the most cases of measles have been reported in 25 years.
In Europe, this number has doubled, with nearly 90,000 cases reported this year. This figure is already above the record recorded throughout 2018 (84,462). In other regions, WHO experienced a burst of African cases, ten times higher, a 230% increase in the Western Pacific and a 50% increase in the eastern Mediterranean. Overall the region of Southeast Asia and the United States each decreased by 15%.
The largest measles epidemic occurs in countries with low ory immune systems. In Western countries, "AntiX" relies on the 1998 Aries and autism vaccine-linked publication. These criticisms have been repeatedly rejected by the WHO and established that the publication's author, Andrew Wakefield, has falsified its results. Mistrust may also have a religious purpose, such as in New York, where the disease was imported by non-protected tourists from Israel.
Urine is one of the most contagious diseases in the world and death is often caused by complications. There is no therapeutic remedy, but it can be stopped by two doses of the vaccine "Safe and very effective", According to the WHO. The agency believes that anyone over 6 months of age should be protected from measles before traveling to a virus-infected area. Travelers are advised to get the vaccine at least 15 days before departure.
The WHO estimates that fewer than one in ten cases are reported worldwide, which means that the pandemic prevalence is much higher than the official statistics.