Why does the Incidence of Polio Vary? A comparative study of two districts of Kandahar (Part 1)

Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan are now the only two countries in the world still suffering from polio, an infectious viral disease that strikes children, causing temporary or permanent paralysis and, in some cases death. Despite the availability of a vaccine since the 1960s and national vaccination since 1978, polio remains a persistent challenge in Afghanistan. … Continue reading Why does the Incidence of Polio Vary? A comparative study of two districts of Kandahar (Part 1)