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Jerusalem baby dies from measles

An 18-month-year-old baby from Jerusalem dies due to complications form measles.

The baby girl is declared dead at the city’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center, where she was brought as paramedics tried to resuscitate her.

It was not immediately clear how the baby was infected, but Channel 10 news reported she was not vaccinated.

Israel has seen a rash of measles cases this year, with the Health Ministry recording an over 2,000 percent rise from the year before.

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