The national campaign for vaccine against measles and rubella for children from 13 months to four years to & Ending Friday next year
27% still did not get the extra dose, free and compulsory, according to Health Minister data.
Health authorities urged families to go to the nearest immunization centers so that their children get the "essential and cheap" vaccine for people who have a vaccine. age group across the country.
During the campaign, which began on October 1 and was made every four years to reduce the impact of measles and rubella, by the end of the year after Wednesday, 2,054,779 boys received their additional dose.
About the total amount for the population, set at 2,817,000 doses, there was still a vaccine for around 750,000 children, with a 73% broadcast, director of Control of Diseases Immunopreventable (Dicei), Cristian Biscayart
"It is very important that those who still have their children vaccinated in those days that are needed, to achieve a fuller coverage," the commander to want.
According to data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), from the beginning of the year and to 23 October, 8,091 proof of measles, including 85 deaths, were recorded.
in 11 countries in the region.
Venezuela has a record (5,525 cases and 73 deaths), Brazil (2,192 cases and 12 deaths) and the United States (142 cases), and in Argentina was full
With information from the Télam group.