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Measles cases rose nearly four-fold in first quarter 2019: WHO

Measles cases rose nearly four-fold in first quarter 2019: WHO

The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 against the same period last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, citing provisional data.

China's growth cools to 6.3% in the first quarter, shows poll

China's growth cools to 6.3% in the first quarter, shows poll

China's economy cooled further in the first quarter, according to an AFP survey of analysts, as Beijing resorted to tried-and-tested measures to combat tepid global demand and a bruising US trade war.