Global Measles and Rubella
Updated November 16, 2023
Measles and rubella are vaccine-preventable diseases, yet rubella is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable birth defects, and measles still claimed the lives of 136,000 people (mostly children) worldwide in 2022.
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