Without vaccine, hundreds of children die in Madagascar measles outbreak

FILE PHOTO: Malagasy fisherman Dada holds a photo of three cousins who died of measles one week apart in Fort Dauphin, Madagascar February 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rasoanaivo Clarel Faniry

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – Two months ago, giggles floated through the home of fisherman Dada as his four-year-old son played ball outside with his two younger cousins on one of Madagascar’s famed sun soaked beaches. A few weeks later, all three children were dead, victims of the worst measles outbreak on the Indian Ocean island in […]

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