U.S. measles cases hit a record high since the disease was eliminated in 2000

About 169 million kids worldwide didn’t get a measles shot in 2010–2017, easing disease spread

girl in Yemen getting measles shot

SHOT OF COURAGE A young girl in war-torn Yemen gets a measles shot as part of a UNICEF program aimed at boosting vaccination rates against the infectious disease.

Aidroos Alaidroos/© UNICEF

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