Measles Rubella: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

IEAG-MR group commends India on MR vaccination progress

Published: November 14, 2017

The India Expert Advisory Group on Measles & Rubella (IEAG-MR) has commended India on progress of measles and rubella vaccination campaign. It reviewed existing strategies and efforts towards measles elimination and control of rubella. It concluded that India is on the right track. IEAG-MR as advised for MCV (measles containing vaccine) to cover whole country ..

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Government launches second phase of Measles-rubella vaccination campaign

Published: August 7, 2017

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the second phase of measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign to reduce measles morbidity and mortality, The second phase of campaign will cover 8 states and union territories namely Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana and Uttarakhand. Key Facts ..

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Union Government launches Measles Rubella vaccination campaign

Published: February 6, 2017

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in the country at Bengaluru, Karnataka. It is largest ever in any campaign against these two diseases will start from five States/UTs viz. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Goa and Lakshadweep covering nearly 3.6 crore target children. Key Facts The MR ..

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