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Guinea Aid Groups Battling Measles Outbreak

Mass emergency vaccination campaigns are now under way in Guinea to control a spreading outbreak of measles.  The World Health Organization warns that measles is one of the most highly contagious diseases, and is a leading cause of death among children. Doctors Without Borders and UNICEF said they were working with Guinea’s Ministry of Health to vaccinate more than two million children between the ages of six months and 10 years against measles. Guinea's measles outbreak began...

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