Ninh Thuan to launch measles-rubella immunisation for juveniles hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source:Internet)
Ninh Thuan (VNA) – The central province of Ninh Thuan will implement a campaign to give the measles–rubella vaccination to about 22,000 juveniles aged 16-17.

The plan targets to inoculate 90 percent of locals aged 16-17 living in the province against measles and rubella.

The vaccination campaign will be implemented in all the 65 communes, wards, and towns, said Nguyen Nhi Linh, Director of the provincial Preventive Medicine Centre.

According to the provincial Health Department, Ninh Thuan has not detected any cases of measles since the beginning of the year.

Last year, there were 20 cases of scarlet fever, suspected to be measles, and one confirmed measles case in the province.-VNA