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Measles in the Americas
 

 2008

 2009*

 Number of Total Suspected Cases

 42,477

 20,732

 Number of Confirmed Cases

 207

 86

 MMR1 Coverage in the Americas

 94%

 

 * Preliminary data as of 22 April 2010    

Measles News



PAHO Immunization Unit’s Measles Experts Interviewed on Univision

Dr. Cuauhtémoc Ruiz Matus, chief of the Comprehensive Family Immunization Unit, along with Dr. Desiree Pastor, regional advisor on measles and rubella, were interviewed by the television channel Univision to discuss measles, a matter that has recently received significant media attention. This media attention is mainly due to the recent outbreaks that have affected the Region, particularly an outbreak that was linked to the Disneyland theme park in California.

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