Anti-Polio Campaign Faces Challenges As Conflict Escalates In Afghanistan
Reuters: Amid Afghanistan’s escalating war, a battle to beat polio
“Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children…” (Mahr/Harooni, 8/21).
The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.