Is Measles Here to Stay?

A disease is considered eliminated from a country when it can no longer be contracted within its borders. Losing elimination status would mark a failure of one of the biggest public health achievements in US history.

DPR Korea, Timor-Leste eliminate measles, six countries in WHO South-East Asia achieve rubella control

Two countries of World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region, DPR Korea and Timor-Leste, were verified for eliminating measles, and six countries certified for controlling rubella and congenital rubella syndrome, two years ahead of the target year 2020.