900 measles cases in 2016 so far; Sudan begins vaccination campaign.

The Sudanese Ministry of Health (MOH) has disclosed that between 1 January and 29 April, 2016, out of a 2,546 suspected cases of fever and rash, 907 were confirmed as measles (465 confirmed by the laboratory and 442 epidemiologically linked to lab confirmed cases).

According to the MOH, a mass immunization campaign is scheduled to take place in May, 2016 with funding from the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) to cover all the children under the age of 15.

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