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Going back to being polio-free

Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 20 2019 11:55 AM | Updated as of Sep 20 2019 03:01 PM

Going back to being polio-free

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, (3rd left) administers polio vaccine to a child as he joins members of the private sector on Friday in launching "End Polio Now," a polio awareness and vaccination campaign. Health officials announced Thursday that one polio case has been confirmed in a 3-year-old girl from Lanao del Sur, the first polio case in the Philippines after 19 years of being polio-free.