About 1, 8 million children in Ukraine have the opportunity of Contracting polio if not given immediate vaccination, said the official authorized the UN Secretary General Stefan Dyuzharrik.
indicating information UN Children's Fund and world health organization (who), Dujarric said that " further delay endangers the lives of 1, 8 million children ".
"UNICEF and who revealed that there remains a risk of outbreaks of poliomyelitis if not carried out will be an immediate vaccination campaign to stop transmission of the polio virus ", he said on the last working day of the week.
in September, Dujarric said that UNICEF and who hope to make up to 900 thousand vaccinations against polio to children in Ukraine. Later, the Ministry of health of Ukraine informed that after delivery of UNICEF in humanitarian aid 2, 2 million doses of vaccine against polio in the country is covered in full.