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January 8, 2020 | Via BBC

World’s Worst Measles Outbreak Kills 6,000

The number of people killed by a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 6,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The WHO says the epidemic is the world’s largest and fastest moving. Around 310,000 suspected measles cases have been reported since the start of 2019, the WHO says. DR Congo is also experiencing the second most deadly outbreak of Ebola the world has ever seen.

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