Pm Issues Decree to Resolve Measles Outbreak



On April 20, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg issued a decree to resolve issues related to the measles outbreak and to stop the spread and contamination of the disease that has killed 59 children in the last three months.

The PM ordered Deputy Prime Minister and acting Health and Sports Minister Ts.Oyunbaatar to create an emergency workgroup under the State Emergency Commission to evaluate the conditions of measles outbreak throughout the nation and to organize activities to prevent spread.

Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg ordered all district and province mayors to manage scheduled or requested at-home medical examinations by family clinic doctors and provide vaccination every Saturday for children under one years of age until July 1. The decree ordered employers to permit two hours of paid leave to female staff with infants until July 1 to enable parents to take care of their children and prevent their children from getting infected with measles. PM Ch.Saikhanbileg instructed Finance...

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