Duterte orders ‘vigorous campaign’ for immunization amid measles outbreak

MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a vigorous campaign to promote the complete immunization for children after the Health department declared a measles outbreak in Metro Manila.   Duterte's order was made during Wednesday's Cabinet meeting in Malacaang, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said.   "The Department of Health's immunization program was likewise tackled. The President ordered a vigorous campaign to promote the complete immunization for children," Panelo said Thursday.   The Department of Health (DOH) earlier declared a measles outbreak in Metro Manila following the 550 percent increase in patients contracting the...

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