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Deaths from measles have risen to new heights in Europe in the past year. The rapid spread of the measles virus has led to more than 3,300 cases and 35 deaths in Romania, Italy, Germany and Portugal. The most recent death was that of a six-year-old boy in Italy who died on June 22.

Read the full article on The Conversation website, written by Anita Milicic Senior Post-doctoral Scientist, University of Oxford, Samantha Vanderslott Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Oxford and Sarah Loving Vaccine Knowledge Project Manager

 

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