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Ethiopia launches second dose of measles vaccine

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Addis Ababa, February 11, 2019 (FBC) – Ethiopia has launched the second dose of measles vaccine (MCV2) nationwide, according to Dr Amir Aman, Minister of Health.

The campaign is a great millstone to eliminate measles and securing child health, Dr Amir said on Twitter.

Measles is a childhood infection caused by a virus and it can now almost always be prevented with a vaccine.

Measles can be serious and even fatal for small children.