Measles – Samoa
In an update on the measles outbreak in Samoa, the Samoan government reported an additional 249 cases in the last 24 hours. This brings the outbreak total to 2,686 measles cases to date. An additional measles related death was reported, bringing the death tally to 33.
Measles – Global
Many countries around the world are experiencing measles outbreaks. As of 5 November 2019, there have been 440,263 confirmed cases reported to WHO through official monthly reporting by 187 Member States in 2019.