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The Head of the Provincial Health Division of Kasaï-Oriental, Doctor Nestor Tshiteku announced that more than 12,000 cases of measles, including 109 deaths were recorded during 2022 in the province.

This epidemic currently affects the 17 health zones that make up this province located in the center of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

He indicates that this epidemic mainly affects children whose age range varies between 0 and 5 years.

Nationally, about 140,000 measles cases and more than 1,700 deaths were recorded in 2022.

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