12 Mar 2019

Red Cross tries to stem major Measles outbreaks

From Morning Report, 6:18 am on 12 March 2019

Red Cross volunteers are being deployed to contain major outbreaks of measles in the Phillippines and the Ukraine. So far this year seven people have died from measles in Ukraine, and 21,000 cases have been reported. In the Phillipines there have been 261 deaths this year alone, mostly children, and 16,000 cases have been reported. Susie Ferguson speaks to Corinne Ambler from the Red Cross in Budapest.