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Afghanistan First In World To Use New Vaccine Against Polio

Critical step as global eradication effort faces entrenched challenges
DECEMBER 2009 │ KABUL – A new vaccine against polio will be used for the first time today in polio immunization campaigns in Afghanistan. The bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV), recommended by the Advisory Committee on Poliomyelitis Eradication, the global technical advisory body of [...]