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WHO measles eradication effort progresses in South-East Asia

June 30, 2015

WHO made significant progress toward its goal of eliminating measles and controlling congenital rubella syndrome in the South-East Asia Region by 2020, according to analysis of data recorded between 2003 and 2013.

“In September 2013 … the 66th session of the Regional Committee of the South-East Asia Region adopted the goal of measles elimination and rubella/congenital rubella syndrome control in the South-East Asia Region by 2020, resulting in all six WHO regions now having a measles elimination goal,” Arun Thapa, MD, of the expanded program on immunization with WHO’s South-East Asia Regional Office, and colleagues wrote in MMWR.

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