In the Philippines, measles kills 130 people, also now in 10 US states / Boing Boing

Measles is a global epidemic.

In the Philippines, nearly half of the 136 people who died from infection are children under 4 years old.

The Centers for Disease Control is currently reporting that 10 states in the US have an active measles outbreak: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Oregon, Texas and Washington. Ohio seems ready to make measles go to 11.

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