The secretary general of the ministry of health told CNN that more than 50,000 people have caught the disease since October 2018 and there have been more than 300 deaths - mostly children.
This represents a 74 per cent increase from 2018.
The Oregon Legislature will likely take a look at ways to tighten the state's immunization rules in the wake of the Pacific Northwest measles outbreak, Brown said, although she didn't point to any specific proposal.
In NSW there have been 11 cases of Measles since Christmas.
The most serious complications from severe measles include blindness, encephalitis (an infection that causes brain swelling), diarrhoea and dehydration, and severe respiratory infections, according to WHO.
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The case prompted NSW Health to urge people travelling to South East Asia to ensure they are fully vaccinated before heading overseas. Concern over the vaccine can be traced back to a 1998 paper by former doctor Andrew Wakefield, who falsely linked the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism.
Measles is considered to be highly contagious; the virus can linger in the air for two hours after an infected person is in the room, and people may be contagious without knowing that they are infected, according to the CDC.
Gaps in vaccination coverage, complacency about the disease and a resistance by some parents to have their children immunised has been blamed for the concerning rise in infections.
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Of those, 72 cases killed the infected.
Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO regional director for Europe, said: "The picture for 2018 makes it clear that the current pace of progress in raising immunisation rates will be insufficient to stop measles circulation". The highest infection rates were in Eastern Europe and Israel, while France and Italy reported much higher rates than other Western European countries.
In 34 of the countries, estimated coverage with a second dose of measles vaccine was below 95 per cent.
The agency said it will continue working to improve vaccination rates.
So Clark County, Washington (Vancouver) has an outbreak of dozens of cases, one of which is from across the river in Portland. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children get two doses in order to be fully protected.
Livermore was skeptical. "There's no evidence" that the localized changes in the Arctic are a sign of something bigger, he said. It has already crossed the International Date Line in 2017 and now is on its way to cross the Canadian Arctic and then Siberia.
The prime minister rejected accusations that plans to reopen the backstop talks risked upsetting the Irish peace process. Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster attends "A Better Deal" event in London , Britain, January 15, 2018.
Russia's defence minister says the nation will develop land-based intermediate range missiles within two years. Or talks with Russian Federation could produce a commitment to limit the ground-launched missile's deployment.
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But he admits the players are clearly believing in what the Norwegian says, unlike when Mourinho was at Manchester United . The victory moved United onto 48 points, two adrift of Chelsea in fourth place.
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Former Iraq Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi chimed in as well, writing on Twitter: "Iraqi sovereignty must be respected. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the military at a hangar rally at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Dec. 26, 2018.
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