Ghana: Emergency polio vaccination starts in Greater Accra and the north

  • 10 September 2019

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    Ghana is set to embark on an emergency polio vaccination in its Greater Accra and northern regions after a child got paralysed due to the disease.

    Polio is a highly infectious illness that spreads typically through contact with infected feces. In areas with poor sanitation, the virus easily spreads from feces into water supply, or, by touch, into food.