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Global Campaign to Eliminate Measles Stalls

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the global campaign to eliminate measles is in trouble as progress toward that goal has stalled.  WHO reports about 145,700 children died from measles in 2013, an increase of 23,700 from the previous year. WHO says a decline in routine measles vaccine coverage has resulted in large outbreaks of this highly contagious disease in recent years.  It also has stalled global efforts to eradicate measles by 2015. The U.N. agency says measles...

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