Measles kills children in the southern villages

Mogadishu (Keydmedia) - Four children have died in southern villages in Bardhere in Gedo after suffering measles which has been on the rise in southern Somalia including the capital Mogadishu.
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Reports say several other children are also being treated in hospitals in Bardhere.

The director Banadir child and maternity Hospital Luul Mohamed said that measles kills at one child every.

Access to medical care in Somalia is hard after 20 years of clashes that destroyed the country’s infrastructure.

Local people told Keydmedia that malaria is also taking heavy toll on the local people since the beginning of the rainy season early this month.

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