Ukraine restores immunization coverage in momentous effort to stop measles outbreak that has affected more than 12 000 this year

WHO EURO
May 4, 2018

Over 12 000 people have been infected with measles in Ukraine so far this year. Of those affected, 9158 have required hospitalization and 9 have died, according to information provided by national health authorities as of 27 April 2018. Large-scale outbreak response measures have been undertaken since the start of the outbreak in 2017 to curb further spread of the disease and restore high routine immunization coverage.

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