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210 Died of Measles in Sindh Province

by Bidita Debnath on  January 2, 2013 at 11:08 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Geo News reported that as many as 7,274 cases of measles were reported in Pakistan's Sindh province of which as many as 210 people died, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
 210 Died of Measles in Sindh Province
210 Died of Measles in Sindh Province
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The report also stated that an emergency campaign against the epidemic has been kicked off from Jan 1 which will continue till Jan 9, 2013.

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The campaign aims to vaccinate 2.9 million children to fight against measles while the government of Sindh has provided 1.3 million injections for the said purpose.

Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus.

Source: IANS
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