Posted by: APO | 12 July 2019

Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in the Democratic Republic of the Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacement

Health workers are urgently rolling out a complex measles vaccination campaign targeting 67,000 children in Ituri, northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region ravaged by armed conflict that is now also the hub of the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak on record. At least 1,981 deaths due to measles have been reported across the DRC this year, over two-thirds of them among children below… Read more on


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