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Measles — Tonga
Large measles outbreaks are being reported in several countries in the region. Outbreaks are ongoing in Madagascar and Nigeria; although the rate of new cases is decreasing, cases are still being reported weekly. As of 17 Nov 2019, a total of 250 270 suspected cases with 5110 associated deaths have been reported by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an increase in more than 8000 cases compared to the previous week. All provinces are affected, and a national outbreak response vaccination