As part of the 58th National Oral Polio Vaccination Campaign, more than 25,000 infants in Pinar del Río will receive a vaccination this week for all the viruses that cause the disease.
This was reported by the Provincial Coordinator of Keylan Duartes Hernández, an epidemic program, and Keylan Duartes Hernández also highlighted what parents should do before immunizing their children.
Similarly, Odalys Robinaa González, who has been working as a nurse at clinic no. 3 in the Cuban branch for over 30 years, stressed the importance of this immunogen to prevent Poliomyelitis viruses 1 and 3.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Cuba was the first Latin American nation to eradicate the spread of the virus and currently has a vaccination coverage of over 99% in other population groups.