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South Sudan refugees treated for measles in Kenya

Posted by African Press International on February 17, 2014

S Sudan refugees treated for measles in Kenya

An emergency vaccination programme is underway in Northern Kenya after a measles outbreak at a refugee camp. Eighty-three children are currently receiving treatment. The highly-contagious disease is thought to have originated among refugees from South Sudan. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Nadapal, a town bordering the Eastern Equatoria state of South Sudan.

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