The measles epidemic is spreading more and more in Algeria. After making deaths in Illizi, El-Oued and Ouargla provinces, this virus now affects Biskra province, where an 11-month-old infant died.
In a report released yesterday, the Ministry of Health reported about 2 317 cases of measles recorded in 13 country’s provinces.
In El-Oued province, this epidemic has, so far, caused 5 dead and over 1 000 cases identified.
Nationawide, several sources yesterday mentioned the death toll that reached 12 dead, whilst with this new death in Biskra, this balance sheet, thus, increased to 13 deaths.