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What Does It Take To Eradicate Measles In Kenya?

Children are a blessing from God and therefore, there’s no reason for them to suffer from preventable diseases” – Dr Mercy Mwangangi, Chief Administrative Secretary for Health.

On 25th June 2021, the Government of Kenya, Ministry of Health (GoK-MoH) in collaboration with UNICEF, WHO, US Centre for Disease Control & Prevention, and Gavi the vaccine alliance launched a 10-day measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign targeting 4 million children of ages less than 59months amid of COVID 19 pandemic.…