Measles, Rubella vaccination campaign in Himachal Pradesh targeting 18.6 lakh children

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Nearly 18.6 lakh children, up to the age of 15 years, would be vaccinated against Measles and Rubella (MR) under an immunization program to be launched by this month-end, an official said on Sunday. The campaign targets to vaccinate approximately 41 crore children in the age group of nine months to less than 15 years across the country over a period of two years. The first phase of the campaign commenced in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Lakshadweep and Puducherry in February 2017.