26 Jul 2010

Typhoid vaccinations underway in Fiji's Northern Division

7:40 pm on 26 July 2010

The typhoid vaccination campaign in the Northern division starts today.

Fiji Broadcasting reports the Deputy Secretary of Public Health Dr Josefa Koroivueta as saying the campaign will only be carried out in affected areas.

Vaccination in Cakaudrove will last a month - Kubulau, Bua, and Taveuni will start next week.

Josefa Koroivueta says nurses will be targeting everyone over 2 years old.