Pulse polio vaccine administered

See on Scoop.itVirology News

As a part of pulse polio immunisation programme, over 5.63 lakh children below five years including new born babies were administered with oral polio vaccine in  the twin cities and cantonment area here on Sunday….

Ed Rybicki‘s insight:

Just shows you the sheer scale of the effort – nearly a million babies in ONE district in India! – still needed to contain a virus that was almost eradicated.  Almost, that is, until politics and selfish policies made people in neighbouring Pakistan suspicious of vaccinators.

See on newindianexpress.com

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