UN and partners renew anti-polio efforts in Middle East after first case detected in Iraq

Posted on April 8, 2014 in News

With the recent discovery of a new case of polio in a six-month-old boy in Iraq, the United Nations and it partners, warning that the crippling virus still poses a threat to children across the Middle East, have re-launched a massive vaccination campaigns in Syria, Iraq and Egypt, aiming to reach 22 million children by Thursday. Read more