2.6M kids at risk as measles cases spike in the Philippines

(CNN)More people have died from measles in the Philippines so far this year than in all of 2018, with experts warning about 2.6 million children remain at risk in the country.

The outbreak has killed 261 people this year alone — and most of the victims were children aged under five, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) found.
This compares with 202 total deaths in 2018. And that was a 547% increase on the previous year.

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