Good news: Three Rasuwa municipalities declared fully immunized zones

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Rasuwa, June 27, 2017: Three rural municipalities in Rasuwa have been declared fully immunized zones.

All newborns below one year of age of Uttargaya, Kalika and Naukunda rural municipalities have been administered all doses of BCG, DPT, polio, measles and rubella, said information officer at the District Health Office Krishna Raj Tiwari.

The exact figure of children who have been immunized is however yet to be documented, he said, adding that 880 children below one year of other five rural municipalities in the district have also been immunized.

Meanwhile, health workers have been active in the district to increase public awareness on the essentiality of vaccination while locals have been urged to drink safe or boiled water.

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