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Polio eradication takes a further knock

Polio eradication takes a further knock

作者:熊胥蟾  时间:2019-03-02 01:01:10  人气:

HOPES that polio will be wiped out worldwide before the World Health Organization’s deadline in December took another blow this week, with the confirmation of Indonesia’s first case for a decade. The polio reference laboratory in Mumbai, India, confirmed on 2 May that an 18-month-old boy from a village in West Java has the crippling disease. Others in the area have symptoms. Indonesian officials plan to vaccinate five million children in West Java, including the capital Jakarta,