Ghana: GHS Starts Polio Response Vaccination in Greater Accra

[Ghana Govt.] The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has started a polio vaccination campaign in the Greater Accra region. The campaign, which started on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, will end on Saturday, September 14, 2019.
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(Natural News) After nearly two decades of having been declared “polio free” by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Philippines is now experiencing its first polio outbreak in 19 years – and authorities are actually admitting that the cause was the polio vaccine itself! Health Secretary Francisco Duque III announced at a recent press conference...
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(Natural News) The polio vaccine has caused an escalating outbreak of polio in the Philippines, according to the World Health Organization and UNICEF, which issued a joint statement admitting the vaccine is causing polio. “WHO and UNICEF said in a joint statement the polio outbreak in the Philippines is concerning because it is caused by...
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ConclusionIn the current scenario of increasing immunization coverage in India, vaccine hesitancy acts as a missing link in action for the policymakers to achieve cent percent target.
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(Natural News) Vaccine apologists are notorious for claiming that vaccines are the greatest public health intervention ever created, pointing to early vaccines for infectious diseases like polio as “proof.” But an inconvenient little truth about the polio vaccine in particular that the vaccine deep state will never confess to is the fact that it doesn’t...
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ConclusionIn the current scenario of increasing immunization coverage in India, vaccine hesitancy acts as a missing link in action for the policymakers to achieve cent percent target.
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