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DRC: Innovative vaccination strategies to respond to measles epidemic

Tessy Fautsch, a nurse, went with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to Wamba in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to take part in a measles vaccination campaign that is part of a new project aiming to respond to the epidemic that has been devastating the country since 2010. This new project has two aims. Firstly, to treat confirmed cases to reduce mortality. Secondly, to develop new vaccination approaches that can be imitated by the Ministry of Health in order to contain the disease.

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