All Africa: Chad: Measles Spreading in Chad Amid Weak Vaccination Coverage

Dakar/N'djamena — A measles outbreak that is spreading across sub-Saharan Africa is showing no sign of let-up as vaccine campaigners struggle to reach all at-risk children.

Cases in Chad have risen since January 2014, with 7,105 registered as of 5th May, and nine reported deaths, according to the Ministry of Health. NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says 70 percent of reported cases are of children under age five.

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