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Suspected Measles Outbreak Kills 14 S. Sudan Kids: Officials

South Sudanese health officials have launched an emergency vaccination campaign against measles after 14 children died in a suspected outbreak of the contagious viral illness in a payam in Eastern Equatoria state. The deaths occurred over the past week in Lotimor payam. All of the children who died were under the age of five, state health ministry director, Elijio Omoro Tahir, said. Health officials learned of the deaths on Tuesday and immediately lodged a request with the UN Mission in ...

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