News and Views on Global Measles & Rubella
Updated April 22, 2021
Global news and featured stories related to global measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), including vaccination or immunization campaigns, the impact/burden of disease, and CDC’s work both alone and with partners worldwide.
Measles surged worldwide in 2019 reaching highest number of reported cases in 23 years.
Ethiopia Moves Forward with Mass Measles Vaccination Campaign
Ethiopia spearheaded immunization in the age of COVID-19 with innovative approaches to keep workers and children safe. Over 14.5 million children ages 9-59 months vaccinated.