World's worst measles epidemic kills 6,000 in DRC

The number of people killed by measles in the past year in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has passed 6,000 according to the World Health Organization.

This makes it the world's largest and fastest moving epidemic.

So what efforts are underway to contain the highly contagious infectious disease? WHO epidemiologist *Dr Vincent Sodjinou* tells us more.

Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans.
Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision.
Subscribe on our Youtube channel and receive all the latest news from the continent.
Democratic Republic of Congo
congo, drc, measles, disease, death
Be the first to comment