UNICEF: Measles Hits Tens of Thousands in Africa

April 22, 2010  |  

(AP) — The U.N. children’s agency says 16 countries in West and Central Africa are experiencing a measles outbreak this year.

UNICEF said Thursday that 185 people have died among more than 22,000 cases. The agency says it is $16 million short in its measles immunization campaign in Africa.

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