Nealy 1,000 residents vaccinated against measles in Kostanay rgn over past day

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The region has reported 320 measles cases in April 2023-January 2024, Kazinform News Agency correspondent reports. 

According to the region’s sanitary epidemiological control department, a majority of the cases have been reported among children under 14, mostly aged from 1 to 5. 74.3% of the total cases or 238 have been recorded in the unvaccinated.

35 kids attending preschool facilities have contracted measles. 36 cases have been reported among schoolers, and 56 among students, said the department.

As of January 23, 35,997 people or 80.9% of those eligible have been vaccinated against measles in the region. Over the past day, 994 residents of the region have received vaccines.

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