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37% Increase in Measles Cases Compared to Last Year

The Ministry of Public Health reports a 37% increase in measles cases compared to last year.

Sharafat Zaman Amarkhil, spokesperson for the ministry, says that in the first four months of the current year, over three thousand positive cases of this disease have been registered in the country.

The spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health said: "Compared to last year, the cases have slightly increased, with more than three thousand positive measles cases registered across the country, and suspected cases have also increased compared to last year."

Meanwhile, doctors at the Indira Gandhi Children's Hospital report that in the past two months, more than twenty children with measles are admitted daily to this hospital.

Dr. Mohibullah Habibi said: "Before March, we admitted around eight patients daily, but now we are admitting eighteen to twenty-one patients daily, amounting to 560 to 620 patients per month."

Previously, the World Health Organization reported that the number of suspected measles cases in March exceeded 6,000, with 34 deaths.

37% Increase in Measles Cases Compared to Last Year

Doctors at the Indira Gandhi Children's Hospital report that in the past two months, more than 20 children with measles are admitted daily to this hospital.

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The Ministry of Public Health reports a 37% increase in measles cases compared to last year.

Sharafat Zaman Amarkhil, spokesperson for the ministry, says that in the first four months of the current year, over three thousand positive cases of this disease have been registered in the country.

The spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health said: "Compared to last year, the cases have slightly increased, with more than three thousand positive measles cases registered across the country, and suspected cases have also increased compared to last year."

Meanwhile, doctors at the Indira Gandhi Children's Hospital report that in the past two months, more than twenty children with measles are admitted daily to this hospital.

Dr. Mohibullah Habibi said: "Before March, we admitted around eight patients daily, but now we are admitting eighteen to twenty-one patients daily, amounting to 560 to 620 patients per month."

Previously, the World Health Organization reported that the number of suspected measles cases in March exceeded 6,000, with 34 deaths.

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