Measles instances in Punjab are on the rise once more, with the Punjab Well being Division saying an anti-measles marketing campaign throughout the province from November 15.
Mukhtar Ahmed, in-charge of immunization, instructed Geo Information in Lahore that 470 instances of measles have been reported in 63 union councils of 13 districts over the past eight months, whereas 12 kids died.
86 kids in Rawalpindi and 49 kids in Lahore have been affected by measles. Injections of each measles and rubella might be given collectively through the anti-measles marketing campaign beginning November 15.
Through the marketing campaign, kids between the ages of 9 and 15 might be vaccinated towards measles.
Mukhtar Ahmed mentioned that in 2018, 11,000 kids in Punjab have been affected by measles.