Toddler dies from measles in Berlin

February 24, 2015 12:10 PM

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The measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is recommended for all children and protects against three potentially serious illnesses. (Joe Raedle/Getty)

Since October, Germany has seen a resurgence in measles with more than 570 cases recorded. Now, health authorities are reporting that an 18-month-old child has died after contracting the highly contagious virus.

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