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Toddler Dies of Measles

Monday, 23 Feb 2015 12:26 PM


A toddler has died of measles in Berlin, health authorities said Monday as Germany suffers its worst outbreak in years of the highly infectious virus.
 
The 18-month-old boy died on February 18 -- the first known fatality among more than 500 measles cases since October in the German capital -- a Berlin health department official told AFP.
 
National health officials are weighing steps to boost vaccination rates against the preventable disease.

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A toddler has died of measles in Berlin, health authorities said Monday as Germany suffers its worst outbreak in years of the highly infectious virus. The 18-month-old boy died on February 18 -- the first known fatality among more than 500 measles cases since October in...
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