UNICEF’s measles vaccination program to reach 4.7 mn children in Nigeria

  • January 27, 2017

The United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has said that a major vaccination campaign against measles outbreak in northeast Nigeria has covered about 4.7 million children.

“Security has improved in some areas so we have acted quickly to access places we could not previously reach and protect children from the spread of a very dangerous disease,” said Mohamed Fall, UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, in a news release recently.

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