From 1 January to 15 February 2019, more than 2,000 cases and 11 deaths were registered in 73 out of 117 districts in the east, south and central parts of the country and in the capital N’Djamena.
In addition, health officials report a shortage of the vaccination doses at central level. Based on latest data, only one in four children aged 12-23 months is fully immunized in Chad.
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