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361 measles cases have been recorded in Mutasa District


Tanaka Makuwaza |  1 year ago | local


A total of 361 measles cases have been recorded in Mutasa district as of yesterday with the vaccination process now at 93 %.

Mutasa District Medical Officer Dr Cephas Fonte said that of the 361 cases 289 had not been vaccinated-38 deaths have been recorded, all of whom had not been vaccinated highlighting that under the mass vaccination campaign they have managed to inoculate 72 044 against a target of 74 604. He commended religious objectors for taking heed of the calls for vaccination and treatment against measles. The target for mass vaccination are children from 6 months to 15 years.