Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report - March 2020
The monitoring report is based on measles and rubella data from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for the period 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2020.
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Measles is an acute, highly contagious viral disease capable of causing epidemics. Infectivity is close to 100% in susceptible individuals and in the pre-vaccine era measles would affect nearly every individual during childhood.Read more
Factsheet about measles
Measles is an acute illness caused by morbillivirus. The disease is transmitted via airborne respiratory droplets, or by direct contact with nasal and throat secretions of infected individuals.Read more