Islamic State Militants Hindering Polio Vaccination Campaigns In Some Areas Of Afghanistan, Health Official Says
VOA News: IS Hinders Polio Eradication Efforts in Afghanistan
“…Gula Khan Ayub, a Ministry of Public Health official, said around 100,000 children could not get vaccinated in a recent four-day polio vaccination campaign carried out in 14 eastern and southern provinces of Afghanistan due to militants’ threats…” (Zahid/Ghazi, 12/11).
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