May 2019: Nigeria completes measles campaign in Borno state

Nigeria completed a measles campaign in Borno state in May 2019, successfully vaccinating 1.2 million children. The country has reported 28,796 suspected measles cases since the beginning of this year, with 15,237 of these in Borno alone. The first half of the drive, in March, reached nearly 438,000 children; in May, the drive reached nearly 801,000 additional children, all between the ages of six months and five years. WHO

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