The Ministry of Health announces the detection of new cases of measles disease


As part of its communication strategy to monitor the epidemiological situation of measles (Bouhamroun), and as part of its ongoing efforts to combat the spread of epidemic diseases and protect public health, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection announced that it had monitored new cases of measles infection (Bouhamroun) in our country, which raises concerns about the possibility of spreading this virus.

The Ministry of Health said in a statement that the World Health Organization continues to constantly warn about the emergence of global setbacks in surveillance efforts and the decline in vaccination rates around the world, as no country is measles-free, increasing the possibility of these outbreaks occurring and exposing all children not vaccinated against measles (Bouhamroun) due to the danger that could lead to death.

As part of its proactive policy aimed at limiting the spread of epidemics and responding quickly, the ministry announced the launch of a vast national campaign to catch up and promote vaccination against measles, with the aim of raising the level of vaccination of children to levels before the Covid-19 pandemic, which had a negative impact on children.

In this regard, the Ministry called on all families, especially fathers, mothers and guardians, to promptly review the medical records of their children in Health Centers and private clinics to ensure that they receive the doses necessary to prevent measles (in the ninth and eighteenth months), and also emphasizes that it is necessary to give two doses of vaccine to children who have not yet been vaccinated, as well as to supplement the doses for those who received only one dose.

He also highlighted the importance of this campaign as a preventive measure to protect citizens and society against the risk of measles, and calls on all concerned to actively participate and go to Health Centers to take the vaccine for free. available.

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