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Significant gains in vaccination campaign reported

Patrick Flomo/Benjamin S. Taingay

(elbcradio.com/May 20, 2015)-Health Authorities have reported significant gains in the just ended polio, measles, and de-worming vaccination campaign across the country.

The Deputy program Manager of the Ministry’s integrated measles campaign said nearly 900,000 children were vaccinated across the country against polio.

Aloysius Clark also said nearly 600,000 children were vaccinated against measles throughout the country.

The vaccination campaign, started from May 8 to 14, targeted children under five years, Mr. Clark also said.
Mr. Clark disclosed that seven deaths have been reported as a result of measles in some parts of the country.
 

 


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