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Kenya: Nyeri County Grapples With Shortage of Measles Vaccine

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Nyeri County is grappling with a shortage of measles vaccine that is usually offered for free in government hospitals.

Parents taking their children for the immunisation are being turned away and told to return at a later date.

Early last month, Nyeri received approximately 1,500 measles-rubella vaccines to be distributed across the 149 immunisation centres in the county.

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Due to the shortage, nine-month-old babies in the county are being immunised against measles in clusters of 10.

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