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18 August 2014

Iraq, 2014: A health worker administers a dose of oral polio vaccine to a displaced Yazidi boy, in Bajeed Kandala camp. The Ministry of Health, with the support of UNICEF and the World Health Organization, has just concluded a campaign aiming to reach over 4 million children under age 5 with polio immunizations. Polio re-emerged in Iraq earlier this year, and the ongoing conflict leaves children increasingly vulnerable to the crippling disease.

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