Nepal quake: 500,000 children to be vaccinated

Soyal Shreshta, 3, receives a measles and rubella vaccination accompanied by his mother Bimala Shrestha in Kota Tole, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

PETALING JAYA: The Nepalese Ministry of Health and Population will carry out a campaign to vaccinate more than 500,000 children in Nepal following the recent earthquake in Kathmandu. 

The vaccination campaign, supported by the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), will be launched as a protective measure against outbreaks of measles in the informal camps housing victims of the April 25 earthquake. 

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