Battling a Measles Epidemic in Northeast Congo

Report
from Médecins Sans Frontières
Published on 14 Feb 2013 View Original

Following a recent malaria epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a measles outbreak has spread through some 20 health zones in the the country's Orientale Province. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed major logistical support to treat 16,000 patients and vaccinate close to 340,000 children in the affected regions.