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Govt launches injectable vaccine to combat polio

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According to the World Health organization (WHO) more than four million children in Pakistan will benefit from IPV every year. The vaccine, part of the government’s regular immunization programme, will be administered to children between 14 weeks and two years of age alongside the third dose of OPV. The IPV …

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Africa Celebrates One Year Without A Single New Case of Polio

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11 August 2015 marked one year since the last wild polio case was detected anywhere on the continent of Africa. Although an official polio-free certification hasn’t been granted, the milestone is still a reminder for  everyone at the United Nations and the Kick Polio Out of Africa Campaign about the …

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