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13:09
13:09

Hoima Receives 10,000 Doses Of Measles Vaccines 1

Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima district health inspector told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview on Saturday that they received more 10,000 doses of measles vaccines from the National medical stores-NMS. The vaccines arrived in the district on Friday.
11:33
11:33

Suspected Measles Kills Two Children in Koboko 3

Koboko District Secretary for Health and Education Isaac Todoko explains that the children, both below five years died after developing skin rash, cough, fever, sore throat and white spots inside the mouth.
09:05
09:05

Mass Measles Vaccination Begins in Hoima health officials 1

As of now, 302 people have been affected by the outbreak, with children between the ages of one and five years being the most affected demographic group. In response, health authorities, led by Dr. Fredrick Byenume, the Acting District Health Officer, have launched a mass vaccination campaign targeting children aged one to fifteen years.
11:21
11:21

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Hoima health officials 1

The outbreak has so far been confirmed in four villages of Runga and Kavava in Kiganja sub-county, and Tonya and Rwentale in Buseruka sub county, along the shores of Lake Albert.
15:35
15:35

Arua City Registers Fresh Measles Cases Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Adiga, the Arua City Disease Surveillance Focal Person, says that the affected children are now undergoing medical attention. Adiga emphasized the importance of completing the immunization cycle.
13:51
13:51

Measles Claims More Than Twice as Many Lives Than Ebola in DR Congo UNICEF 1

This is more than twice the number of people who have been killed by the Ebola virus in the same country over the last one year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) measles, which has gripped all provinces in the country, is the world's largest and fastest-moving epidemic.
13:02
13:02

Parents Decry Lack of Consent for Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign GAVI 1 3

The five-day campaign is supposed to provide a booster dose for measles and introduce the rubella vaccine among children aged 15-years and below. During the same campaign, more than 8.2 million children younger than 9-months will receive the oral polio vaccine.
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