Malaysia sees drop in measles cases

To your health: Both WHO and Unicef say that vacination protects people of all ages against diseases.

KUALA LUMPUR: There has been a decline in the number of measles cases in Malaysia from 1,958 in 2018 to 1,077 last year.

“However, measles deaths rose from six in 2018 to 15 last year, ” said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement yesterday to mark World Immunisation Week (April 24 to April 30).

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