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Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign Surpasses Target

Preliminary figures for the second round of mass polio vaccination campaign which the country held last week indicates the intended target was surpassed.

Disclosing this to Zodiak, National Programs Manager for expanded program on immunization, Dr Mike Chisema says out of about 9.8 million children were vaccinated representing a 99.77 percent national coverage.

Meanwhile, health experts in the country have warned against relaxation on polio prevention measures despite the positive national coverage of the immunization campaign.

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Last modified on Thursday, 21/09/2023

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