FIRST AIRED: March 8, 2019

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program
0:00
0:00
More Info

COMING UP:Share Opener Variant 1

×

Transcript

00:00:00
when he is great these three siblings in Madagascar all United by grief each lost a child this January off to the impoverished nation suffered its worst measles outbreak in decades that came amid a desperate shortage of vaccines the one thousand people have died since October most of them children please if I lost my not in not single seat they all gone and it was old golds well but we didn't think the lack of vaccination would kill them she may not , measles is highly contagious apple virus because blindness and brain swelling many parents had charge miles such officials but there were not enough to go around and many it too poor to afford them his own on over jeans and a , my child had been vaccinated and receive the first injection but he died because we didn't have the means to go and get him the second injection valve cover , it's not just Madagascar the struggling to contain the virus cases are to record high in Europe and spreading in the United States but that parents are refusing vaccinations over long defunct linked to autism the World Health Organization his name faxing avoidance as one of the top ten global health threats but that's not the problem the Madagascar the island's loss big vaccination drive was in two thousand four health workers have to battle against funding shortages press alt US and expensive it just sticks Oscar noon neither you me or the international community can afford to mobilize eight point five million doses every year so there will need to be a solid system in place one that can be conducted routinely that can allow every Malagasy child to be vaccinated against measles at least twice a year