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Continuation of the polio vaccination campaign in Hama under difficult circumstances

The Mobile Immunization Teams of Hama Health Directorate and the Syrian Immunization Group are continuing their work in the oral polio vaccination campaign, launched on the 7th of this month, under very difficult and unprecedented conditions due to the deterioration of the security situation, bad weather conditions, difficult terrain, and difficult mobility. Some teams in the province have temporarily stopped working as a result of exceptional security conditions in the region, while other teams are continuing the campaign normally

The campaign targets all children from birth to five years old. Children are also given doses of vitamin A which is important for the child’s development

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