Children protected against polio in Jordan

The precarious journey of polio vaccines to high risk children is brought to life through photographs

Abdelkarim Ismaili from WHO speaks to Syrian children in Jordan about polio vaccination, helping them to understand the importance of being vaccinated.
Abdelkarim Ismaili from WHO speaks to Syrian children in Jordan about polio vaccination, helping them to understand the importance of being vaccinated. WHO/E.Sykes

During the August polio vaccination campaign, mobile vaccination teams have been targeting high-risk groups across Jordan’s Mafraq governorate. WHO is supporting these efforts as part of the Middle East response to the polio outbreak, which has paralyzed children in Syria and Iraq.

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