Anti-Polio Campaign in Cuba

1 Havana, Feb 17. – More than 500,000 Cuban children will be immunized during the 51st National Polio Vaccine Campaign, starting in the Caribbean nation on March 2. The program includes two stages, the first for children under three, and the second for nine-year-old toddlers. Some 390,845 three-year-old minors one month old until 2 years, 11 months and 29 days

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Bolivia Immunizes 85% of the Population

7 La Paz, Dec 21. -As much as 85 percent of the Bolivian population was immunized this year to eradicate transmissible diseases, the National Immunization Program (PAI) said Monday. Only 15 percent of the population was not vaccinated, mainly because they refused to go to health centers to comply with the whole vaccination program, said Max Enriquez, the head of

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Cuba Begins Phase II of Anti-Flu Vaccination

3 Havana, May 3. -Cuba begins on Monday the second stage of the vaccination against the A(H1N1) flue during which about 150,000 children will be immunized. The second phase of the viral vaccination campaign will last until next May 22. Children from six months old to nine years of age who were immunized in the first phase and that are

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Immunization Against the A H1N1 Virus Underway in Cuba

1 Granma, Apr 14. -Some 373, 438 have been immunized against the A H1N1 influenza virus, which represents a third of the more than a million people, including pregnant women, adults, young people, children and all those suffering from any chronic disease, who are considered to be at high risk. This figure includes 67,026 pregnant and breastfeeding women now protected

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