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Two more children killed due to anti-measles vaccine

Updated June 01, 2014

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CHARSADDA: In yet another incident of getting anti-measles vaccine two more children were killed on Sunday in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, DawnNews reported.

The total number of deaths due to anti-measles vaccine rose to seven from different districts of the province during the ongoing 12-day campaign against measles.

Ministry of National Health Services decided earlier, to hold a nationwide vaccination campaign against measles to mark the World Immunisation Week Campaign during which children less than 10 years old will be vaccinated against measles.

Previously, two children were killed in Charsadda whereas three others were killed in Peshawar due to the reaction of anti-measles vaccine.