MSF announces end of measles outbreak in Nigeria

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Médecins Sans Frontières which supported Nigerian authorities throughout the measles outbreak in Katsina State since February has announced the end of the epidemic on Tuesday.

This outbreak began in December and lasted for 28 weeks during which 36,000 people were infected and 198 people died.

MSF was able to achieve this by providing case management and epidemiological surveillance in the states 34 provinces that were affected. Also, They conducted a mass…

MSF announces end of measles outbreak in Nigeria

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