October 2022: Somalia begins 5th round of polio vaccination

Somalia began its fifth polio vaccination round of the year in October, targeting 4.75 million children under age 10 in 79 districts in the Galmudug, Hirshabelle, Jubaland and South West states and in the Banadir region. The previous campaigns—which included two rounds of countrywide national immunization days in March and June and two rounds of subnational immunization days in select high-risk districts in February and August—reached about 3.6 million children under age 5 (including 327,467 zero-dose children) and 2.4 million children ages 5-10. WHO Somalia

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