Polio’s last frontier: Pakistan and Afghanistan

Khan, Muhammad Burdbar (2020) Polio’s last frontier: Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Frontier Post . ISSN 1563-9495

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Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only two countries left that are home to one of the world’s last (wild) polio outbreaks.In the wake of corona virus, when everything else has been in suspension so has the polio drive been halted in both Pakistan and Afghanistan. The immunisation ceased in March this year and millions of children have missed immunisation in both Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Keywords:poliovirus, COVID-19, Immunisation
Subjects:L Social studies > L250 International Relations
L Social studies > L431 Health Policy
L Social studies > L540 Community Work
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
ID Code:41658
Deposited On:28 Jul 2020 13:03

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