Global & Disaster Medicine

The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed a fourth polio case in the country


“……Until Sep 19, the Philippines had been polio-free for 19 years. The previous cases have been in children under the age of 5 and classified as poliovirus type 2.

Following the first case detection, the government launched a nationwide polio vaccine campaign, and health officials said that, as of Oct 31 more than 95% of children 0 to 59 months old have been vaccinated against the virus…….”

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