German woman (37) died of measles

German woman (37) died of measles

A 37-year-old woman in the German city of Essen to measles died. The woman succumbed to the disease despite intensive treatment in a university clinic.

The centre for public health in North Rhine-Westphalia informed Tuesday that until mid may in this land of 381 people with the disease were counted.

That is a strong increase in comparison with last year, when a total of 28 cases of measles were registered. The national picture shows a strong increase. The woman is the first dead this year.

The world health organization warned earlier that the measles in Europe to gain ground. In January were in Europe more than five hundred cases of disease are counted. The largest outbreaks were in Italy and Romania.

The netherlands there are only six cases of measles between January 2016 and February 2017 well from, reports the scientific news site Sciëntias. The national Institute for public Health and the Environment has as yet no figures for this year. In 2013 and 2014, there was an epidemic. A seventeen-year-old boy died when the measles.

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