Targeted measles and rubella vaccination campaign aims to stop global surge in casesBMJ 2020; 368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m473 (Published 05 February 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m473
- Elisabeth Mahase
- The BMJ
A new vaccination campaign will aim to vaccinate 45 million children in seven developing countries over the next six months, in an attempt to halt a recent surge in global measles cases.
Governments will carry out the campaign with funding from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and support from the Measles & Rubella Initiative’s partners, including the World Health Organization and Unicef.
It will target children under 5 years old—the group most vulnerable …