GUINEA: MEASLES OUTBREAK CONTINUES TO SPREAD
N’ZEREKORE, March 8, 2017 – More than 1,500 children have been infected with measles in Guinea since January. The Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of measles on February 8. The outbreak is now affecting 17 health prefectures in Guinea. N’zerekore, in the southeastern forest region, is the most affected prefecture, with 513 cases reported between January 1 and March 2.