Polio Vaccination Campaign Resumes In Africa Following Pause Due To COVID-19; 40M Children Across 16 Countries Vaccinated, GPEI Says

Global Polio Eradication Initiative: 40 million children in Africa Region vaccinated against polio following re-start of campaigns
“One of the largest polio immunization campaigns in the African Region this year has just concluded in Chad, where over 3.3 million children in 91 districts were vaccinated. This pushes the total number of children vaccinated against polio to over forty million across 16 countries in the region, since campaigns resumed following a necessary pause in immunizations due to the COVID-19 pandemic…” (12/2).

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