The measles epidemic that particularly affects children continues to wreak havoc in the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing more than 1,500 people since the beginning of 2019. 

Following the statement of the Ministry of Health confirming that this pathology is widespread throughout the national territory, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) requests the involvement of all national and international actors for the care of affected people and the vaccination of children, the one and only way to prevent this epidemic. 

 

Credit: CDC . Goldsmith; William Bellini, Ph.D.
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