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Zubair Yaqoob
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The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

Japan’s health authorities have registered 167 cases of measles in the country in nine days, the highest number of cases in the country since 10 years .

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The National Institute of Infectious Diseases reported 167 cases registered between February 10 and February 19 in 20 of the country’s 47 provinces, Japanese media reported.

The prefecture of Mie recorded the highest number with 49 cases, followed by Osaka with 47 cases and Aichi by 17 while Tokyo was ranked fourth with 11 cases .

Authorities are struggling to control the outbreak, public health experts have called for vaccination against the highly contagious virus transmitted through the air and may spread through coughing and sneezing .

This comes as many countries in the world a wave of increased cases of measles raised fears, and was mainly returned to the refusal of parents to vaccinate their children against the disease on the background of false information about vaccination, especially in Europe and the United States, while the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the week over 900 child deaths have been reported in Madagascar since last October.

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Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]
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