Polio Vaccination

Egypt vaccinates over 3.2 million children in latest polio vaccination campaign

Fri, 30 Dec 2022 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced vaccinating more than 3.2 million children, who ages five years or less, during the latest limited vaccination campaign in Cairo and Giza earlier this month.

Second phase of Egypt's polio vaccination campaign starts on March 28

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 01:55 GMT

The four-day phase, set to start on March 28 until 31, comes as part of the national campaign that targets 16.7 million children for free.

Polio vaccination campaign to start in mid-March

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 12:07 GMT

The last polio case was registered in Egypt in 2004. In 2006, the World Health Organization announced that Egypt is free of the disease.