Vaccine suspicion aggravates measles outbreak in Nigeria

KANO 13 March 2013 (IRIN) – An ongoing measles outbreak, which killed 36 children and infected over 4,000 in northern Nigeria between 16 February and 9 March, has been linked to a drop-off in immunizations due to vaccine shortages in regional health clinics and widespread suspicion of the vaccine, say government health officials.

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