S Sudan refugees treated for measles in Kenya

An emergency vaccination programme is underway in Kenya after measles broke out at a camp for South Sudanese refugees.

    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 amongst refugees from South Sudan.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nadapal, a town bordering the Eastern Equatorial state of South Sudan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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