Polio Vaccine Implementation Campaign launched in 24 Provinces of the Country

Ministry of Public Health officials announces the launch of the polio vaccine in 24 provinces of Afghanistan.

More than 6.7 million children will receive the vaccine, the ministry said in a statement. But 1.9 million children will stay away from the vaccine.

The announcement also says that the vaccine campaign for 5 has been launched today in 224 districts, including 24 provinces, on Monday.

The campaign says 6.7 million children under the age of 5 will be vaccinated, but another 1.9 million children will remain vaccinated because of insecurity.