The Ministry of Health and Population announced the extension of the national polio vaccination campaign until tomorrow, Friday, April 2, 2021, instead of Wednesday.
According to the representative of the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr. Khaled Mujahid, this is part of the ministry’s desire to vaccinate all Egyptian and non-Egyptian children who did not receive vaccinations during the campaign days due to the presence of symptoms of the disease that prevented them. , or for other reasons, suggesting that the supervising medical teams are affiliated The Ministry of Campaign Workers will review the vaccination status of children at home and vaccinate those who have not received the vaccine.
Mujahid said that 16 million 540 thousand children, including 20 thousand 404 non-Egyptian children living in Egypt, were vaccinated within 4 days of the start of the second national polio vaccination campaign on Sunday, March 28.
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