State Aims To Immunise 19m Against Measles From Monday

About 19 million children will get anti-measles injections in Kenya’s biggest vaccination campaign against the disease. The week-long nationwide programme will start on Monday.

This time, the ministry will administer the MR vaccine that also protects children against rubella, also known as German measles. It is a mild but potentially dangerous viral disease. Measles is highly contagious and can kill children directly or by weakening their immune systems, making them susceptible to infections…read more…