April 2023: South Sudan launched a nationwide campaign against measles

South Sudan launched a nationwide campaign against measles in late April, aiming to target 2.7 million children ages 6 months to 5 years. The campaign, integrated with vitamin A supplements and deworming medication, will use a combination of fixed and outreach vaccination sites to reach undervaccinated and unvaccinated children. The country saw over 4,000 measles cases from the start of 2022 until February of this year. Gavi

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