the growing anti-vaccine movement has seen a re-emergence of the disease. Photo: AFP

Measles outbreak spreads to Australia, prompting renewed campaign to promote education and vaccination

  • An estimated 93.5 per cent of two-year-olds in Australia have received two doses of measles vaccine
Topic |   Measles outbreak

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the growing anti-vaccine movement has seen a re-emergence of the disease. Photo: AFP
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Children with measles at a hospital in Manila. Photo: EPA-EFE

Measles cases spike in Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines as anti-vaxxers take to social media

  • For the past two years, the Philippines and Indonesia have had the world’s second- and third-highest rates of measles, behind India
  • Mistrust, fraud, religious and ethical concerns have fuelled rising anti-vaccine sentiment
Topic |   Indonesia

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Children with measles at a hospital in Manila. Photo: EPA-EFE
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