Health Workers Resume Polio Vaccination Efforts In Pakistan; Bill Gates…By Kaiser GH Update
“Health workers are back on the streets of Peshawar in Pakistan, defying death threats so they can vaccinate children against polio,” Al Jazeera reports. “Nine of their colleagues were killed last month, and now they have been given extra security,” the news service notes. “Despite the risks, many health workers say they must carry out this important task,” Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid states in an accompanying video. “Last year, 58 cases of polio were reported in Pakistan,” the news service adds (1/20).