Photo: Patients in South Kivu wait to receive measles vaccinations in a 2010 MSF mass immunization campaign. DRC 2010 © Haavar Karlsen.
65,000 Children Vaccinated Against Measles in DRC’s South Kivu
In the past month, MSF teams in the Bunyakiri region of Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu Province have vaccinated more than 65,000 children aged 6 months to 15 years against measles. The campaign had to be briefly suspended in the north of the region due to the volatile security situation in an area where several armed groups are present and fighting is frequent.

Photo: Patients in South Kivu wait to receive measles vaccinations in a 2010 MSF mass immunization campaign. DRC 2010 © Haavar Karlsen.

65,000 Children Vaccinated Against Measles in DRC’s South Kivu

In the past month, MSF teams in the Bunyakiri region of Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu Province have vaccinated more than 65,000 children aged 6 months to 15 years against measles. The campaign had to be briefly suspended in the north of the region due to the volatile security situation in an area where several armed groups are present and fighting is frequent.

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