MP: 11 children fall sick with measles infection in Indore in one week

Indore: Indore city has reported 11 measles cases among children in the last seven days, a health official said on Thursday.

Ten of these children were not vaccinated against the infectious disease, he added.

Eleven children in the 6 months-to-nine years age group have contracted the infection since February 2, district immunization officer Dr Tarun Gupta told PTI.

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One of these children had received the first shot of the vaccine while others had not received a single shot, he said.
Notably, the government is aiming to eradicate measles from India by the end of 2023.

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