Africa Needs To Increase Measles Control To Meet 2020 Elimination Goal, WHO Says

SciDev.Net: Measles deaths decline but Africa’s 2020 goal in danger
“Despite the global decline of deaths from measles, Africa must step up its control efforts, otherwise the continent is unlikely to achieve its target of eliminating the disease by 2020, says WHO…” (Abutu, 2/21).

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