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Ribbi Chiefdom & Mabang Village Refuse Rubella Vaccines

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Ribbi Chiefdom & Mabang Village Refuse Rubella Vaccines

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 He said parents and guardians rushed to schools on the first day of administration of the vaccines to collect their children as they misinterpret the Rubella for Ebola, pointing that some even went to the bush with their children 

 The EPI boss said parents forcefully collect their children in schools, stating that the Rubella vaccine is similar to that of the Ebola vaccine as both virus names rhyme.

He made this disclosure Tuesday 11, June, 2019 to journalists supported by UNICEF to monitor the campaign.

Mr. Swarray said the District Health Management Team (DHMT) was hands-on in sending a team of Community Health Workers to the refusal villages to dialogue with parents.

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