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Measles-rubella vaccination campaign from December 12

| Updated: December 05, 2020 18:20:55


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A 44-day ‘Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign 2020’ is set to begin on December 12 across the country.

A total 34.0 million, children aged between nine months to less than 10 years, will be vaccinated during the campaign, which will continue until January 12 to eradicate measles and control rubella, reports BSS.

“Measles-Rubella Campaign-2020 was scheduled begin on December 5. But the authorities have rescheduled the vaccination campaign on December 12 instead of December 5,” Dr Md Shamsul Haque, director of The Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI), said.

 

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