Protecting every girl—and boyBy: Rina Jimenez-David
Philippine Daily Inquirer
México a la vanguardia en el Síndrome de Post Polio.
|Anti-Polio Campaign in Cuba|
|Escrito por Redacción Digital Radio Florida|
|Sábado, 18 de Febrero de 2012 09:48|
|Havana, Feb 18 - More than 500,000 Cuban children will be immunized during the 51st National Polio Vaccine Campaign, starting in the Caribbean nation on March 2.|
The program includes two stages, the first for toddlers under three, and the second for nine-year-old children.
Some 390,845 minors from three-year, one month old until 2 years, 11 months and 29 days old will receive the first dose of the vaccine.
On April 20-27, those children will receive the second doses and, also in the same date, the vaccine will be reactivated for 34,217 nine-year-olds (up to 11 months and 29 days).
Source: Prensa Latina http://www.radioflorida.icrt.cu/index.php/en-ingles/10068-anti-polio-campaign-in-cuba-.html