Mumbai measles outbreak, missed vaccination: Here's all you need to know

According to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, currently India has the highest number of cases in the world at 9,489

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Mumbai recorded 19 new cases of measles and one related death on Thursday, November 24, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) confirmed. 

34 new measles patients were admitted to state-run hospitals in the city during the day, and 36 patients were discharged, the release BMC said.

The BMC survey also reported, 161 suspected measles patients with symptoms like fever and rash on body.

According to  US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, currently India has the highest number of cases in the world at 9,489.

Measles, a viral disease that is more common amongst children has symptoms like high

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First Published: Nov 24 2022 | 10:08 PM IST

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