Monday November 15, 2021

Vaccination Drive Against Measles, Rubella Begins

A two-week long vaccination campaign against the measles and rubella diseases begins across the country on Monday.

 According to the Health Ministry, more than 90 million children across the country will be vaccinated till 27th of this month.

The campaign targets children aged from 9 months to 15 years and Polio vaccine will also be administered to children below five years age.

The campaign will be conducted in public and private health facilities, outreach centers as well as educational facilities.

Meanwhile COVID vaccination administration to children between 12-15 will remain suspended till 27th of this month due to vaccination campaign against measles and Rubella virus.

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