At Least 40 People Dead In Remote Myanmar Measles Outbreak
New York Times: Myanmar Measles Outbreak Kills 40 in Remote Villages
“At least 40 people, nearly all of them children, have died from an outbreak of measles in a remote, impoverished region of Myanmar where there is little available health care, officials said on Saturday. More than 200 people have come down with measles since mid-July, when an epidemic swept through five villages in the mountainous Naga Self-Administered Zone of northwestern Myanmar…” (Nang/Paddock, 8/6).
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