WHO 'taken aback' by measles outbreaks

February 25, 2015 11:40 AM

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WHO 'taken aback' by measles outbreaks

Measles vaccinations must be immediately stepped up across Europe and central Asia after a series of outbreaks, the World Health Organization says.

Officials say they have been "taken aback" by more than 22,000 cases in 2014 and the first months of this year.

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