A measles outbreak is ongoing in Tanzania since June 2022, according to the World Health Organization.
As of 23 August 2022, a cumulative total of 223 suspected measles cases, with two IgM positive cases
are reported since the onset of the outbreak in June 2022.
A total of 88 cases were admitted to the local hospitals. About 48% (108 cases) of the suspected cases were children under five years of age.
The majority of cases are reported from Magharibi B, Magharibi A and Wete districts. The Ministry of health is working on strengthening surveillance and routine vaccination activities as well as the planning for a mass measles vaccination outbreak response.
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