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Measles Reported Among South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

The U.N. refugee agency is starting a mass immunization campaign to contain the spread of measles among South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda.  The Ugandan Ministry of Health confirms an outbreak of this killer disease among the more than 59,000 South Sudanese who crossed the border since fighting erupted across South Sudan last month.   So far, the Ugandan Ministry of Health reports it has registered five cases of measles, and three suspected cases among refugees in the...

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