从2016年到2019年,全球麻疹死亡人数攀升50%,2019年死亡人数超过207500人

       2020-11-12       世界卫生组织(WHO)       2020-11-13 08:22:34

2019年全球麻疹激增,达到23年来报告病例的最高水平。世界卫生组织(WHO)和美国疾病控制和预防中心(CDC)在一份出版物中强调,2019年全球麻疹病例增加到869770例,是1996年以来报告的最高数字,世卫组织所有区域的麻疹病例都有所增加。自2016年以来,全球麻疹死亡人数攀升近50%,仅在2019年,估计就有207500人死亡。在2010年至2016年全球稳步发展之后,麻疹病例报告数量逐步攀升至2019年。将2019年的数据与2016年报告的麻疹病例的历史低点相比较,作者指出,未能及时为儿童接种两剂含麻疹疫苗(MCV1和MCV2)是病例和死亡人数增加的主要驱动因素。“我们知道如何预防麻疹爆发和死亡,”世卫组织总干事泰德罗斯·阿达诺姆·盖布雷耶苏博士说。。。。

Measles surged worldwide in 2019 reaching highest number of reported cases in 23 years. Highlighted in a publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), measles cases worldwide increased to 869,770 in 2019, the highest number reported since 1996 with increases in all WHO regions. Global measles deaths climbed nearly 50 percent since 2016, claiming an estimated 207,500 lives in 2019 alone. After steady global progress from 2010 to 2016, the number of reported measles cases climbed progressively to 2019. Comparing 2019 data with the historic low in reported measles cases in 2016, authors cite a failure to vaccinate children on time with two doses of measles-containing vaccines (MCV1 and MCV2) as the main driver of these increases in cases and deaths. “We know how to prevent measles outbreaks and deaths,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General.... [View More...]

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