Measles not scared of vaccination campaign


Measles death toll rises in the city as the epidemic claimed two more children on Tuesday.

An eight-month-old boy Aurangzeb, resident of Chungi Amarsadhu, and a two-year-old boy Ahmed, a resident of Pattoki, breathed their last at the Children’s Hospital.

The Punjab Health Department has launched a special vaccination campaign during which around 3 million children between six months and ten years of age will be vaccinated.


  1. People r confused who to vaccinate ,whether all children or only unvaccinated. Message to people should b more clear one.

    • In vaccination campaign, all children are to be vaccinated regardless of their previous vaccination status. In current campaign in Punjab, all children aged 9 months to 10 years are to be vaccinated, as mentioned earlier, regardless of their previous vaccination status.

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