Posted on 01/03/2009
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Polio Drop Vaccination
A child being administered a polio vaccine at Basantapur

Nepal yesterday administered a nationwide polio immunization campaign. Many polio vaccine centers were setup for easy access of polio drops to the general public.

There are a few basic things that everyone should know about polio:

  • Polio is a highly infectious viral disease through Poliomyelitis (polio).
  • Polio mainly affects children under five years of age.
  • Poliovirus is mainly passed through person-to-person contact.
  • There is no cure for polio, it can only be prevented through immunization.
  • Until and unless polio is eradicated, the polio drop has to be given.

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