Listen: World Health Organization, Measles And Dr Katrina Kritzinger discussed on Vickie Allen and Levon Putney
"Officials are tracking a global uptick in measles cases. Dr Katrina Kritzinger medical expert with the World Health Organization says the number soared three hundred percent worldwide to the first three months of twenty nineteen compared to the same timeframe last year. And she cites a few reasons behind the spread of the disease. The reasons why we're seeing increase measles cases is that there aren't enough children who are being vaccinated and the reasons vary from country to country. Why vaccination rates are not adequate needles is a very infectious disease. The World Health Organization says only about one in ten actual measles cases are reported. So early trends for this year likely under estimate, the severity of the"