Measles slows, diphtheria uptick for Ukraine

Weekly measles case numbers have decreased markedly more than two years into the outbreak that has sickened over 115,000 people and killed more than 40, down to 23 in a recent 7-day period. Now, however, an outbreak of another vaccine-preventable disease is looming with 18 diphtheria cases diagnosed already this month and vaccination coverage for adults sitting around 27%.  Read more.

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