Young child dies of measles in Berlin, 1st death in outbreak

February 24, 2015 11:59 AM

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BERLIN - (AP) -- An 18-month-old boy has died of measles amid an outbreak of the disease in Berlin, a hospital in the German capital said Tuesday.

An autopsy on the child, who wasn't inoculated against measles, showed that he had an unspecified other disease as well but that wouldn't have led to his death without the measles infection, the Charite hospital said.

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