The state health department covered more than 2 crore children in its measles rubella (MR) vaccination drive by Thursday, the 26th day of the nationwide campaign. The department, which has already inoculated 2.1 crore children in the age group of nine months to 15 years, has two more days left to reach its target of 2.3 crore recipients. The campaign was rolled out on January 9 and within the first two weeks, health officials reached 1-crore mark. Sources said had it not been for some private schools, which had refused to join the inoculation campaign, the vaccination target could have been attained faster. “We have finished almost 90% of our target and our aim is to attain at least 95% of the aimed number. View More