“We know what needs to be done, and we have the know-how. We have committed to move faster to fight measles and rubella. Let’s move faster, together”
The year 2014 was marked by measles and rubella outbreaks across Europe and in countries as disparate as Ethiopia, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, and the United States. These and other outbreaks demonstrated, yet again, the ability of the measles and rubella viruses to spread quickly and exploit gaps in population immunity.