YELLOW FEVER: ENUGU MOVES TO IMMUNISE 1M RESIDENTS

Written by on November 20, 2020

AS PART OF MEASURES TO ARREST THE OUTBREAK OF YELLOW FEVER IN SOME PARTS OF THE STATE, ENUGU STATE GOVERNMENT  HAS COMMENCED MASSIVE IMMUNISATION CAMPAIGN TARGETED AT ONE MILLION RESIDENTS IN THREE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS.

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF ENUGU STATE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (ENS-PHCDA), DR. GEORGE UGWU, WHO DISCLOSED THIS IN ENUGU SAID THE COUNCIL AREAS INCLUDED IGBOEZE NORTH, 333,551 RESIDENTS; NSUKKA,398,094 RESIDENTS AND ISI-UZO,190,818 RESIDENTS, REPRESENTING 85 PER CENT OF THE POPULATION.

UGWU SAID THAT AFTER ONGOING MASSIVE VACCINATION IN THE AFFECTED COUNCIL AREAS, THERE WOULD BE ESCALATION OF MASS VACCINATION TO ABOUT 10 NEIGHBOURING COUNCIL AREAS, BEFORE THE ENTIRE STATE YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION WOULD COME.


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