Feb 18, 2019 - Health

Measles outbreak kills 136 in Philippines

A measles outbreak has killed 136 people, with children hardest hit, in the Philippines, the AP reports.

Why it matters: Vaccine skepticism in the Philippines was worsened by a dengue vaccine campaign that was halted in 2017 after a study said it could "increase the risks of severe dengue infections," the AP notes.

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