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Measles outbreak: BMC to start giving additional dose of vaccine

29/11/2022 02:02 PM | Click to read full article

From Thursday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will start inoculating children between the age group of 6 months to five years with the additional dose of the measles and rubella (MR) vaccine in areas hit by the measles outbreak, as per the directive of the Union Health Ministry. The BMC has identified 1,34,833 children, who will be given the extra dosage in 33 health posts in areas that have reported the most number of measles cases. 

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