The state government on Thursday said it has succeeded in achieving immunization coverage for 88 per cent children in Odisha in the age group of zero to five years.
Over 11,345 cases of measles have been reported in Punjab during the last five months with an addition of 167 new cases reported during the last 24 hours.
Over 10,433 cases of measles have been reported in Punjab during the last five months, including 144 new cases during last 24 hours.
Another four children died of measles in the provincial metropolis on Tuesday, while at least 86 new measles cases have been admitted across different hospitals of the city during the last 24 hours
Seven children reportedly died of measles in the last one week in Chak 39-D in Depalpur tehsil.
At least five children are under treatment at DHQ Hospital.
There is no let up in deaths of children on account of measles, as three more children became victim of the disease raising the death toll to 43 in the province of Punjab as per official figures.
According to a report compiled by the Disease Surveillance System of the Punjab Information Technology Board and issued on Thursday, the number of measles cases in Punjab has reached 7,794 since Ja
Measles outbreak in a nomad family has claimed five lives including a teenage girl and four minor girls in Adda Bhoondi area near Rahim Yar Khan.
ALLAHABAD: With the objective of checking infant mortality rate (IMR), state health authorities have come up the Khasra Rakshak Abhiyan, a campaign to control spread of measles, as part of the nati
Over 6,000 cases of measles were reported in four months in different parts of Punjab, mostly in Lahore, during the current surveillance drive.
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