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Democratic Republic of Congo orders massive measles vaccinations

UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said on Thursday that it aims to inoculate 67,000 children in Ituri province; According to UNICEF, nearly 2,000 people have died from measles across DRC so far this year; Latest health data from DRC point to around 115,000 …Read more





Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in DR Congo

Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC a region thats in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record UN Childrens Fund UNICEF said on Thursday that
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Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in Democratic Republic of Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacement

ITURI Democratic Republic of the CongoDAKARGENEVANEW YORK We have a small window to prevent a potentially massive loss of life The first sites targeted for measles vaccinations are four displacement camps in Bunia Ituri that have seen
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Congo-Kinshasa How the DRCs Ebola Crisis Has Led to Children Dying From Measles

Since then anti-measles vaccines have been distributed to millions of children across the world leading to a massive reduction skin rash The Democratic Republic of Congo DRC is on that
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Ebola-ravaged Congo now hit with 87000 suspected measles cases officials say

The potentially-fatal disease is preventable by the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine that the measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo could become the deadliest of this decade without massive and immediate mobilization
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Massive mobilisation urgently needed to curb fast-spreading measles outbreak

Vaccines and supplies to help has called for a massive mobilisation of national and international organisations to help combat a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC after the Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of the
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Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province

Kinshasa DR Congo PANA – Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC a region thats in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record
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