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India steps up fight against measles

With only 300 trained health workers, protecting children from infections like measles is a big challenge.

Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 20:33
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The Indian government is vaccinating hundreds of millions of children against diseases like measles.

According to international agencies, the country has one of the highest rates of measles in the world and one of the lowest rates of routine immunisation.

Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from Uttar Pradesh.

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