MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

MSF teams in the Gadzi area of CAR have been vaccinated children for measles and polio while also providing other crucial medical services for people displaced by violence.

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is vaccinating children in displaced persons camps in the Democratic Republic of Congo to prevent an epidemic.

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  A measles epidemic is endangering many children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. MSF is treating patients and administering hundreds of thousands of measles vaccinations.

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Severe acute malnutrition in parts of Chad has reached emergency levels, requiring immediate life-saving interventions.

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MSF and the DRC's Ministry of Health is vaccinating more than a million children to stem a measles outbreak in Katanga Province.

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In response to a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Katanga Province, MSF teams have initiated a vaccination campaign in partnership with the Ministry of Health that aims to vaccinate 1.2 million children in less than a month.

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Malawi, 2010:
Emergency Immunizations Underway for Around 3 Million Children and Adolescents

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An epidemic of measles is currently raging in the Miandgja, Ngomashi, and Lwibo districts in the Masisi region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. There are hundreds of thousands of children living in these areas who have not been immunized against measles.  Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has therefore launched a large-scale emergency vaccination campaign and has also treated 130 children who have contracted measles.

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Kinshasa, November 6, 2009 – Last month, seven vaccination sites operated by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) came under fire during attacks by the Congolese army against the Forces Démocratiques de Libération du Rwanda (FDLR) in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Thousands of civilians had gathered at the sites. MSF denounces this clearly unacceptable abuse of humanitarian aid for military purposes.

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During the last four months, MSF teams in cooperation with the national health officials have been moving quickly, following the epidemic trend, to help treat tens of thousands of patients and to proceed swiftly on a massive vaccination campaign for 7.5 million people.

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