The Maharashtra government
months and 15 years had been administered the Measles-Rubella
(MR) vaccine in the last 10 days.
A six-week long MR vaccination drive started in the
by December 31.
Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant Saturday
said the drive, under which MR vaccines are being given free
of cost at government hospitals and dispensaries, had achieved
35 per cent of its target.
He said the drive had been implemented successfully in
96,000 schools in the state.
He informed that Bhandara district had completed 60
per cent of its target, the highest in the state so far.
Districts like Sindhudurg, Gadchiroli, Kolhapur and
Yavatmal had also done well, he said, while Navi Mumbai,
Vasai-Virar and Dhule had achieved about 40 per cent of the
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