Polio Alert

Are you planning to travel to India in the near future? Make sure you’ve updated your polio immunisation.

Between January and spring 2014 alone, the World Health Organization​ WHO reported 74 new polio cases worldwide. Now, an active strain of the virus was found in samples of sewage water in southern India, even though it was formally declared polio-free in 2014.

Generally, a booster every 10 years is recommended if you travel to high risk countries in Africa and Asia including Syria, Pakistan and Afghanistan and now India.

Read the full article here.

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Luitgard Holzleg

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