210 Died of Measles in Sindh Province

by Bidita Debnath on  January 2, 2013 at 11:08 PM General Health News
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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

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.

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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