by George Herming
Given the suspected measles outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) and World Health Organization (WHO) remind parents to have their children immunized with the free vaccination available in Solomon Islands.
“Measles is a highly contagious and deadly disease, but can be easily prevented with a vaccine”, said Dr. Lester Ross, Permanent Secretary of MHMS.
“The measles vaccine is safe, effective and free. It is at available at local health clinics in Solomon Islands”, added Dr. Ross.