Global Measles and Rubella
Updated November 23, 2022
Measles and rubella are vaccine-preventable diseases, yet measles still claims an estimated 351 lives (mostly children) worldwide each day, and rubella is a leading cause of vaccine-preventable birth defects.
Overview, Health Problems Linked to Measles & Rubella
Health, Monetary, and Security Costs of Measles and Rubella
CDC's Focus on Measles and Rubella, Stories from the Field
Fast Facts, Outbreak Information, Global Impact of Measles & Rubella
Learn about measles outbreaks, the top 10 countries with current outbreaks, and CDC’s work to prevent them from spreading.
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