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DRC - Measles epidemic in the north-east

Democratic Republic of Congo: After a malaria epidemic, there is now a measles outbreak in the north-east of the country. The epidemic has spread through some twenty health zones in Orientale Province. MSF has deployed major logistical support to treat 16,000 patients and vaccinate close to 340,000 children. As long as the epidemic prevails, MSF teams will be on hand to provide assistance.

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