Angola: Polio vaccination campaign kicks off on weekend
Speaking to ANGOP in Ingombota district, the provincial health director, Vita Vemba, stressed that the campaign will be conducted freely from door-to-door, markets, churches and other sites with a high concentration of the population.
However, the official appealed for the collaboration of parents and guardians for the children to be vaccinated and be administered the Vitamin A.
Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by a virus that can cause paralysis or lead to death.
The wild poliovirus can be transmitted from people to people through faecal-oral route.