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How one Nigerian state has boosted measles vaccinations

In Jigawa, an immunisation campaign has had extraordinary success
The United Nations is warning that millions of children going without vaccinations is a ticking time bomb which could see result in increasing measles outbreaks.

However, in the rural northern Nigerian state of Jigawa, a vaccination campaign is now making a startling difference. The rate of immunisation there has jumped from 2% in 2017 to 92% this year. 

Dr Kabir Aliyu is the leader of the campaign and explains how they achieved such a successful progress.

(Photo: Immunisations taking place in Jigawa, Nigeria. Credit: Shamsudeen Sani, MNCH2)
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