CPS closely monitoring global measles situation. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG(DCOMM):—The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, continues to closely monitor the global measles situation as cases continue to climb based on the most recent information from the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO reports: “Measles cases have continued to climb into 2019. Preliminary global data shows that reported cases rose by 300 percent in the first three months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This follows consecutive increases over the past two years.

“While this data is provisional and not yet complete,

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