"We're going back" recognizes the World Health Organization.
Measles cases increased by more than 30% in the world in 2017 compared to 2016 and left 110,000 dead, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
The most important cases of disease in the American continent were found, in East Wales and in Europe, "which suggests we are going back," explained Martin Friede, who is the head of the WHO Vaccination Department , before the media.
"The reported cases of measles reached a peak in 2017, which suffered a number of serious and prolonged cases of this disease," said the organization in a statement.
For Dr Seth Berkley, executive director of the League Vaccine (Gavi), this increase in cases is not a surprise.
In Europe, there has been "false information about the vaccine" while the increase has occurred due to the "fall of the health system" and in Africa to "low involvement" vaccination campaigns, explains Berkley in countries such as Venezuela.
In many developed countries, the lack of trust of vaccines has increased, due to campaigns involving these treatments with phenomena such as autism.
"In the absence of rapid attempts to increase vaccine attention and identify populations that show unacceptable levels of sub-rotation or not vaccination among children, we run the risk of eliminating decades of progress at protecting children and communities from This disease is devastating, but they're completely avoiding, "said Dr Soumya Swaminathan, deputy director general responsible for WHO programs.