Azerbaijani Health Minister signs order for measles
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  • 14:04 28 February 2019

Azerbaijani Health Minister signs order for measles

Minister of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ogtay Shiraliyev has signed a decree on carrying out immunization campaign against measles, ONA reports citing the Ministry.

IIn 2018, a measles outbreak was recorded in several European countries, as well as in Georgia and Russia bordering Azerbaijan.

In the order signed to prevent the spread of the disease through preventive measures, the heads of medical departments and agencies of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan were instructed to carry out measures to immunize the population against measles in March-April 2019 in Baku and other regions and cities of the country.

Faig Mahmudov

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