Many countries around the world are experiencing measles outbreaks. As of 5 November 2019, there have been 440,263 confirmed cases reported to WHO through official monthly reporting by 187 Member States in 2019.

Figure 1: Measles case distribution by month and WHO Region (2015-2019), Data as of 8 November 2019*

Data Source: IVB Database – This is surveillance data, hence for the last month(s), the data may be incomplete.

The following is a brief update on the global measles situation based on information shared by Member States with WHO. Note that this is an evolving situation and data is constantly updated. Data below are based on the latest information available to WHO.

African Region

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