On Thursday 1st March, the XV phase of the Vaccination Campaign against Polio began throughout the nation, for all children under five and pregnant women. The campaign will end on Saturday 3rd.
Qualified personnel will begin vaccinating in hospitals, health centres, educational centres and various neighbourhoods in the capital of Malabo.
The Minister for Health and Social Welfare, specifically the vaccination programme department, is attempting to eradicate this contagious disease, caused by a virus that attacks children under five.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea