Ghana launches immunization against polio virus

Immunization of children under five years against Polio Type-2 has begun in Ghana’s capital, Accra. The exercise follows the detection of a positive case of polio virus in environmental samples in Accra and Chereponi in the Northern Region where a two-year-old girl tested positive to the Type Two polio virus and the detection of the specific polio virus in environmental samples. The Ghana Health Service has since issued an alert since it has been ten years since the last polio case was recorded. At a ceremony to launch the exercise,…

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