Fight­ing the threat of po­lio

7 Days in Dubai - - GLOBAL NEWS -

An In­dian child cries as she is given an in­jec­tion of in­ac­ti­vated po­liovirus vac­cine (IPV) in Hy­der­abad, In­dia. The city of nearly seven mil­lion peo­ple has de­clared a “high alert” for po­lio af­ter an ac­tive strain of the virus was found in sam­ples of sewage wa­ter. About 350,000 chil­dren aged six weeks to three years old will be vac­ci­nated this week.

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