February 2022: Yemen launches 1st phase of polio campaign

Yemen launched the first phase of a polio vaccination drive on February 19, targeting 2.4 million children under age 10. During the six-day campaign, over 12,000 health workers will go door to door in residential areas, nurseries, and schools to administer polio drops to children in 12 governorates. The second phase is scheduled for March, and the third phase for after Ramadan (which ends the first week of May).WHO Yemen; The National

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