The Gauteng Department of Health (GDH) has encouraged parents and guardians to have their children vaccinated to prevent measles and other viruses.
This follows the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported 397 measles between October and January 14.
Since the measles outbreak, Gauteng has recorded 18 cases of which four were from the Tshwane district.
Leading the Measles Campaign in schools, MEC for Health in Gauteng Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko said the department was conducting a province-wide measles outbreak response vaccination campaign targeting children from six months…
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