Sri Lanka Eliminates Measles, WHO Says

CNN: Sri Lanka is measles-free, World Health Organization says
“Sri Lanka has defied the global trend in the battle against measles, with the country declared free of the highly infectious disease by the World Health Organization on Tuesday. The country reported its last homegrown case of the virus in May 2016, WHO said in a statement. Sporadic cases reported in the last three years were imported from abroad but were quickly detected, investigated, and received a rapid response, WHO added…” (Hunt, 7/10).

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