An Israeli flight attendant has died since contracting measles during a flight between New York and Tel Aviv in late March, Yediot Akhrot writes.
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The 43-year-old was suffering from the usual symptoms of measles – fever and rash – shortly after landing. She was hospitalized and was in a coma most of the time.
The flight attendant did not have adequate protection against the disease as she took only the first of two doses of the vaccine, Israeli media reported.
The world's poison has almost tripled in the first seven months of the year compared to the same period last year. There are more than 360,000 cases in January-July 2019, according to the World Health Organization, which warns of the risks of misinformation about vaccines, AFP reports.
The so-called anti-vaccine movement has been growing lately, partly incorrectly claiming that there is a link between measles vaccine and autism in children.