Measles No More: WHO declares the eradication of measles from Mongolia

Measles, a disease religiously vaccinated against in developed countries, has now been declared eradicated in Mongolia On the 8th of July 2014, the World Health Organisation granted the Mongolian government a measles-elimination certificate, certifying that the country is now officially measles free. This comes as surprising news considering the recent measles outbreak in the economic superpower of the world; the United States of America. …

World Health Organization: Mongolia certified measles free

July 8, 2014 Mongolia is officially measles free. The Government received a measles-elimination certificate from the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific. Mongolia joins Australia, Macao SAR (China) and the Republic of Korea as the only countries and areas in the Western Pacific to have interrupted the spread of local strains of measles for more than three …