Global Measles

April 24, 2012 - 3:56 AM
FILE - This file photo Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, of a boy from Campbell Bay cries as he gets a measles vaccination from a UNICEF volunteer at a relief center in Port Blair, in India's southeastern Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is announced Tuesday April 24, 2012, that the number of measles deaths worldwide has dropped by about three-quarters over the last decade, according to a new study by the World Health Organization (WHO), a significant success, although more effort has to be put into tackling measles in India and Africa according to WHO health official Peter Strebel. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)