January 2022: Ethiopia’s Tigray region begin measles campaign

Ethiopia’s Tigray region began a measles campaign the first week of January in Mekelle and eight other towns, targeting 767,728 children ages 6-59 months. As of January 20, more than 145,000 children had been vaccinated. However, health partners report that the campaign is facing serious challenges, including a lack of fuel and cash, limited cold chain capacity, and shortages of healthcare workers. U.N. OCHA; United Nations

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