Source: La Repubblica, full page in Italian: - Extract tranlsated, edited.

Milan, Measles is Back: adults hit hard

In Milan, since the beginning of 2013, at least 350 cases have been reported; during the entire 2012 there were around twenty cases. ''The outbreak is hitting Nationwide,'' said Local Health Agency. Among the cases, some are youngsters that did not receive the vaccine in the mid' 80.


Attack rate is 1 in 15, meaning that for every ill patient there will be other fifteen in incubation. In Milan since the start of 2013, at least 350 cases have been reported. A stark increase compared last year, when only twenty cases were reported.