Polio Vaccinations Coming to South Sudan

In Travel Vaccine News by Travel Vaccine

A campaign aimed at vaccinating 1.5 million children against polio was recently launched in South Sudan, located in northern Africa.
Currently, 15 cases of vaccine-derived poliomyelitis are confirmed in seven counties across five states, namely Northern Bahr El Ghazal, Western Bahr El Ghazal, Warrap, Lakes, and Eastern Equatoria. The reported cases are children under five years of age who now have irreversible paralysis, announced the World Health Organization (WHO) on November 13, 2020.

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