October 31, 2019

DRC struggles to contain measles outbreak

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Outbreak has killed more than 4,000 people this year alone, many of them children.

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Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to contain a measles outbreak.

More than 4,000 people, many of them children, have died so far this year.

A vaccination campaign is ongoing but efforts are being hampered by access to health centres, the security situation across the country and mistrust.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports.

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