Public Awareness Linked to Rise in Afghan Vaccinations

January 26, 2020 05:30 AM
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In South Asian countries like Afghanistan and Pakistan, diseases like polio are making a comeback because people here are taught that any sort of vaccinations are against their religious beliefs. But in central Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, a program called Public Awareness on Benefits of Vaccination is helping fight this dangerous misinformation. VOA’s Asef Hussaini has more in this report narrated by Bezhan Hamdard.