MINISTRY OF HEALTH ASSURES KENYANS IMMUNIZATIONS BEING CARRIED OUT ARE SAFE

Health Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri has urged parents to ignore claims being extended by those against the nationwide immunization against measles-rubella and tetanus. The Health PS said this during the launch of the vaccination drive in narok county.

The exercise which is targeting 19 million children between the ages of nine months and 14 years is taking place at all public health facilities as well as identified churches and schools in the country.

Health Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri
Health Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri

Speaking at Nairegia Nkare in Narok county the Ministry of Health has assured that measles-rubella- tetanus immunization exercise will be a safe process since all volunteers’ have been adequately trained.

The largest ever event to be held in the country is targeting 19 million children between the ages of 9 months and 14 years.