Taliban stopping polio vaccinations, says Afghan governor

from The Guardian
Published on 12 Mar 2013 View Original

Immunisation programme halted in Nuristan province, raising fears that opposition has spread from Pakistan

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

The Taliban have halted an annual polio vaccination campaign in a remote part of Afghanistan, according to a senior official, raising concerns that opposition to the critical immunisation drive could be spilling across from insurgent groups in neighbouring Pakistan.

Read the full report on the Guardian.