Video on vaccination: Fighting measles


Measles is one of the world’s most contagious diseases. The measles virus was identified in 1954 and a vaccine was introduced in 1963. Between 2000 and 2018, global measles deaths decreased by 73%, and 23 million deaths were prevented thanks to vaccination.

But the fight is still ongoing. Learn more about it in our video (turn on subtitles in your language)!