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UNICEF Denies North Korean Measles Outbreak

The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday denied a media report that measles has broken out in North Korea. North Korea’s government and the World Health Organization have advised UNICEF "that there are no reported outbreaks of measles," Christopher de Bono, the organization’s regional spokesman in East Asia and the Pacific, told VOA in a phone interview. Last week, the Voice of Russia / Sputnik International reported that measles broke out in the communist...

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