Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 3rd, 2002
The campaign, which involved more than 6500 vaccinators aiming to reach around 1.2 million children under the age of 5 across the Southern, Southeastern and Eastern regions of Afghanistan, is part of a nationwide effort that began in April, UNICEF spokesman Eddie Carwardine told reporters in Kabul.
The current round is being synchronized with a similar exercise in Pakistan "to ensure good coverage of the border regions, which are high-risk areas for cross-border transmission of the virus," he...
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