New Zealand, South Korea Become First Countries In Western Pacific Region To Eliminate Measles, Rubella, WHO Announces

Devex: WHO announces new milestones in battle against measles and rubella
“Health programs targeting measles and rubella in the Western Pacific have demonstrated major milestones, with New Zealand and the Republic of Korea becoming the first countries in the region certified to have eliminated both measles and rubella. The announcement was made at the 68th session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, held in Brisbane from October 9 to 13…” (Cornish, 10/11).