Europe close to eliminating measles and rubella

Thirty-two countries in the European Region have interrupted transmission of endemic measles and/or rubella, according to the conclusions of the European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination (RVC), released inApril 2016. The independent...

Europe needs to scale up measles vaccinations

Over 22,000 cases of measles have been reported in Europe since the start of 2014, so although measles cases have fallen by 50% since 2013, large outbreaks still occur. Over the past two decades, the number of measles cases in Europe has fallen by 96% but WHO is...