Afghanistan-wide polio vaccination starts next month: UN

KABUL: Afghanistan will kick off its first countrywide polio immunisation campaign in years next month to protect millions of unvaccinated children, the UN said on Monday. The United Nations’ health and children’s agencies said the campaign to vaccinate against the crippling and potentially fatal disease would begin on Nov 8, with full support from the Taliban leadership. “WHO and Unicef welcome the decision by the … Continue reading Afghanistan-wide polio vaccination starts next month: UN