Fifteen children die in South Sudan after untrained workers vaccinate them with dirty needles

Fifteen children die in South Sudan after untrained workers vaccinate them with dirty needles

Fifteen children died and dozens more fell ill after vaccination workers ignored basic hygiene procedures during South Sudan’s national measles vaccination campaign last month. A government inquiry found that the needles were dirty, used repeatedly to inject different children, and the vaccines were not refrigerated, with unqualified workers administering the vaccinations.

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