Epidemiological Update Measles 21 September 2018

Situation Summary

In 2018, as of 21 September, a total of 6,629 confirmed cases of measles, including 72 deaths, have been reported in 11 countries of the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (11 cases), Brazil (1,735 cases, including 10 deaths), Canada
(22 cases), Colombia (85 cases), Ecuador (19 cases), Guatemala (1 case), Mexico (5 cases), Peru (21 cases), the United States of America (124 cases), and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (4,605 cases, including 62 deaths).  Since the 20 August 2018 Epidemiological Update on measles 1, a total of 1,625 additional confirmed measles cases were reported, including 4 deaths in 8 countries of the Region (3 cases in Argentina, 498 cases and 4 new deaths in Brazil, 3 cases in Canada, 25 cases in Colombia, 2 cases in Ecuador, 17 cases in Peru, 17 cases in the United States, and 1,060 cases in Venezuela).

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