October 2020: Lebanon resumes national measles, polio campaign

Lebanon resumed a national measles and polio immunization campaign that started back in December but was disrupted due to the pandemic. Set to target 364,130 children ages 6 months to 10 years overall, the campaign reached 231,200 in Baalbek Hermel, North and Akkar prior to the pause. Lebanon ran a pilot phase October 14-25 in Keserwan and Hasbaya districts and will continue from November 2 through year-end in Beirut, Mount Lebanon, Bekaa, the South and Nabatiyeh. UNICEF

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