Epidemic in Cameroon

An outbreak of measles occurred in Northern Cameroon since early 2008, and intensified with the arrival of Chadian refugees in that locality in February 2008. Government organized an immunization campaign in 2008, but several families deliberately refused to get their children vaccinated.

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Disaster Information
Name: 
Epidemic in Cameroon
Region: 
Cameroon
Occurance Date: 
21/01/2009