The city's health authorities have taken steps to limit the spread of the disease.
Three cases of measles have been reported in Kribi Health District, Southern Region. The Head of this health facility of the seaside city has received instructions on the urgent measures to be undertaken in particular, vaccination and case management in strict compliance with the context of covid-19, we learn from Mimimefo Info.
Last June, the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) recorded 214 cases of measles throughout the country. According to the EPI, the resurgence of the measles epidemic is caused by the very low adherence of populations to vaccination since the beginning of the year.Measles is a highly contagious, human-to-human transmission viral disease. Health specialists suspect that this disease can be the cause of many complications. Measles mainly affects children, but is also seen in adolescents and adults