WHO confirms cases of polio in Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey

The WHO and IFRC have announced confirmed cases of polio in Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. WHO/IFRC  require that all children under four and Refugee to get the polio Vaccination. Also known cases of influenza  in all three countries and the WHO/IFRC have required eligible adults and children to get influenza vaccination.

In addition, the United States is working to send vaccines against Polio and Influenza A from our available stores to Jordan and Lebanon, accompanied by medically trained medical personnel. These personnel will train local Jordanian and Lebanese officials in medical screening and basic medical treatment.

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