Vaccine-preventable diseases spike


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  • Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Misinformation about vaccines has led to a huge increase in vaccine-preventable diseases, with almost a 1,000% increase in the number of measles cases compared to five years ago.

The number of measles cases jumped from 195 cases in 2013 to 1,934 cases last year, said the Health Ministry in a statement.

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