This was an increase from 167 cases, including one death, in October and 127 cases in September.
- Measles increasingly affects all age groups across Europe and in 2017, 44% of measles cases with known age were aged 15 years or older.
- The latest available figures on vaccination coverage collected by WHO show that the vaccination coverage for the second dose of measles was below 95% in 20 of 27 EU/EEA countries reporting second dose coverage data.
This report presents measles and rubella surveillance data submitted by 30 EU/EEA countries to the European Surveillance System (TESSy) for the period of 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018. ECDC also monitors European measles outbreaks through epidemic intelligence and publishes the most recent updates monthly in the Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR).