Mizoram: State launches Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign

Mizoram: State launches Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign

AIZAWL, April 19, 2018: Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign was launched in all parts of Mizoram by State Health Minister Lal Thanzara in a function held at Government Mizo High School auditorium here on Wednesday. The campaign was launched with an objective to completely eradicate measles and controlling rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) by 2020. Children […]

Manipur: Community myth keeping kids away from Measles/Rubella vaccination

Manipur: Community myth keeping kids away from Measles/Rubella vaccination

IMPHAL, April 10, 2018: In an ironic case, a myth prevailing among the populace of a particular community has led to many refusing administration of Measles/Rubella (M/R) vaccine in Kshetrigao A/C. Sources informed that false information, including claims that administering MR vaccine inhibits fertility and even cause termination of lives have been spreading/circulating through social […]