Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report - April 2020

Surveillance report
Publication series: Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report
Time period covered: The monitoring report is based on measles and rubella data from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for the period 1 March 2019 to 29 February 2020.

Twenty-nine countries and the UK reported measles data for February 2020, with 436 cases reported by 18 countries and the UK. Eleven countries reported no cases.

Overall, case numbers decreased compared with the previous month. Romania, Bulgaria, France, Italy and Germany had the highest case counts with 145, 82, 75, 34 and 25 cases, respectively.

Belgium and Poland reported aggregate data, while all other countries reported case-based data. Cases classified as discarded (see notes) are not included in the figures presented in the report.

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