Epidemic in Africa – Level 1
There are many sick people in Congo. Most of them are children. They have a sickness called measles. It is a very dangerous disease. It kills a lot of people. The government in Congo and an organization want to help.
They want to give medicine to many children. They have to work very fast. The measles disease makes many people sick. Many more people get sick quickly.
Last year, almost 130,000 people are sick because of measles. This year, almost 364,000 people are sick.
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