Is your child protected against polio?



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Health professionals are urging parents to ensure their children are appropriately immunised before embarking on their holidays abroad.

The World Health Organisation has recently reported an increased number of polio cases in some countries such as Pakistan and a child who has not been vaccinated against polio can contract the disease while travelling in a foreign country during the summer holidays.

Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to protect children from serious illnesses like polio, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps or rubella.


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