Global & Disaster Medicine

Gunmen in Pakistan shot and killed two women working on a polio eradication campaign

Reuters

“….Sakina Bibi, 50, and her 20-year-old daughter, Alizah, were giving immunization drops to children when two gunmen riding on a motorcycle shot them….Efforts to eradicate the disease have been undermined by opposition from militants, who say immunization is a foreign ploy to sterilize Muslim children or a cover for Western spies…….”

 


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