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Measles outbreak in Ohio plus other health stories you need to read this week

A measles virus particle. This weekly round-up brings you key health stories from the past seven days.

Top stories: New blood test could help detect Alzheimer’s; Measles outbreak in Ohio; and more Image: Unsplash/cdc

Shyam Bishen
Head, Centre for Health and Healthcare, Member of Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
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Graph showing the reported cases of measles from 1980-2021
Measles cases have fallen around the world since the 1980s. Image: Our World In Data

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise in many regions. Image: Our World In Data

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