Today’s Infectious Disease News (12/4)

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Philippines Sees Upsurge in Measles Cases

The Philippines has seen a 400% spike in measles cases since 2017. Growing skepticism about the safety and efficacy of vaccines, combined with destabilizing violence in the south, has fueled the resurgence of the disease. A survey conducted this year revealed that only 32% of Filipinos trust vaccines, a drop from the 93% who reported confidence in vaccines in 2015. 

Full Story: Reuters