Second Round National Polio Immunisation Begins Tomorrow

The Expanded Programme on Immunisation will tomorrow begin the second round of polio vaccination across the country. The three day programme which ends on Saturday is targeting to vaccinate about five point seven million children between the ages of zero to five years. Speaking to Radio Ghana, the National Programme Manager, Dr. George Bonsu said, vitamin A" will be administered. He said about 50 thousand volunteers and about five thousand supervisors will go from house to house to administer the vaccine. Dr. Bonsu appealed to parents to make their children available for greater protection against the deadly polio myelitis.