Measles-Rubella vaccination kicks-off in J&K

Updated:2 months, 3 weeks ago IST

Samba (Jammu & Kashmir), Sep 26 (ANI): Various schools in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district witnessed launch of Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign on Wednesday. 78,000 children are targeted under the vaccination campaign. Most of them are school going children. The medical authorities will cover up the whole state under this campaign. Doctors today visited various schools to provide vaccination to children. Rajinder Samyal, Chief Medical Officer, Samba said, “Campaign of Measles-Rubella vaccinations have begun in the state from today. Our target population is children which are around 78,000 and some of them are studying in schools while others are from Anganwadi centres. We are putting up camps in those areas which are hard to reach to conduct vaccination.”

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