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Jun 23, 2013

Measles Outbreak in Pakistan

Time: 2013

Place: Across the country

  • 25,401 reported cases in less than four months this year.
  • At least 146 children  have lost their lives due to the disease.
In 2012, out of 7,000-plus laboratory confirmed measles cases , around 60% of children were not provided even a single dose of the measles vaccine, while 20% were inoculated with only one dose. It is said that Pakistan may face an international travel ban.

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