WHO, UNICEF declare end of polio outbreak in PHL

(Eagle News) — The World Health Organization and UNICEF have officially declared an end to the polio outbreak in the Philippines. In a joint statement, the two international bodies commended the Department of Health, partners and civil society for the “comprehensive outbreak response actions including intensified immunization and surveillance activities in affected areas of the country” that resulted in the virus not being detected in a child or in the environment in the past 16 […]

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