WHO said, now Measles is free Sri Lanka, India’s target till next year

Sri Lanka has won a very important fight against Mejles. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that Sri Lanka is now completely free of measles. Along with the erosion of the deadly disease of the children, Sri Lanka has become the fifth country in the South-East Asian region, where the Measles has expired.

In Sri Lanka, there was no case of measles for 3 years
According to the media report, a new case of measles has not been revealed in Sri Lanka since last 3 years. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the local director of the World Health Organization’s South-East Asian Region, has announced that he will become a Khasra-free country of Sri Lanka. Poonam said, this achievement of Sri Lanka has emerged at a time when there is an increase in the number of cases of measles i.e. measles in the world. Although Sri Lanka is not the only country in Southeast Asian region, the measles remains free. Bhutan and Maldives are also included in the list of Khasra-free countries.

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Very infectious viral disease is measles
Measles is a highly infectious viral disease that has returned once more to the world, and that too especially in high income countries in the US and European countries. According to the WHO, there is a refund of measles due to negligence and deficiency of the vaccine. In America, 19 years ago, measles was declared free in 2000, there have been 1100 new cases of Khasra this year.

The virus remains alive for 2 hours in the air.
The measles infectious disease is also due to this because if a person suffering from measles measles cough or sneezes, the viral of measles remains present in the air for 2 hours and if a person comes in contact with the infected air from the measles wire or inhalation it inside If the person is taken then that person also suffers from measles.

India targets Khasra and Rubella to be free till 2020
Just a year ago, Sri Lanka has regained control over the red-ridden illness Rubella. India has expressed its commitment to free Khasra and Rubella by 2020. The recently released Khasra and Rubella report states that in 2018 cases of 56 thousand 399 cases of measles and 1 thousand 66 rubles were registered in India.

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