December 2022: Maharashtra state begins MMR drive

India’s Maharashtra state launched a special two-phase vaccination effort against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), focusing on children who missed at least one MMR dose and children with moderate and severe malnutrition. The first phase took place December 15-25, and the second is slated for January 15-25. The state has reported at least 1,055 measles infections and 20 measles-related deaths in addition to over 16,597 suspected cases. Hindustan Times (1); The Indian Express; Hindustan Times (2)

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