Trucks Prepared To Take Polio Vaccines Into IS-Held Areas Of Syrian Governorate Following WHO-Confirmed Cases, U.N. Adviser Says
Associated Press: U.N.: Trucks readied to send polio vaccine for IS-held Syria
“A U.N. humanitarian aid adviser for Syria says trucks are being prepared to ship polio vaccine into Islamic State group-held areas of Deir el-Zour governorate following confirmation of a ‘very dangerous’ outbreak of the virus. Jan Egeland made the comments to reporters Thursday in the wake of the confirmation announced last week by the World Health Organization of two [polio] cases…” (6/16).
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