DR Congo declares end to deadly measles epidemic

Kinshasa (AFP) Aug 25, 2020
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday declared the end of a 25-month outbreak of measles that claimed the lives of more than 7,000 children aged under five. The outbreak was countered by vaccination on a massive scale, in which millions of children and infants were immunised. “For the past month, we are able to say that this epidemic has been eliminated from across our territ

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