Measles case: Health Ministry urges Vaccination

“Since the start of this day, 267 children of preschool age have been vaccinated,” the Ministry of Health said at noon on Thursday regarding the measles situation in Skopje. Also, it urged parents to make sure that they children receive the MMR vaccine. “So far, laboratory confirmation has been received for two persons of the six new cases, while the results for two of them are negative. Additional laboratory examinations are underway for one child,” the institution added. The same day, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy said it had informed all state and private kindergartens about the ban on receiving unvaccinated children.