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23.7 Million Indonesian Children to Get Polio Immunization

After being declared polio-free by World Health Organization officials in 2014, Indonesia is observing National Polio Immunization Week by vowing to inoculate millions of children. At a news conference in Jakarta, Indonesian Health Minister Nila Moeloek announced plans to vaccinate 23.7 million babies — from birth to 59 months of age — to keep the world on track toward being polio-free by 2020. "In 2014, Indonesia, along with other ASEAN countries, was awarded polio-free...

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