March 8, 2013
Medical experts in paediatrics in the country have lambasted the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Bill Gates Foundation for trumpeting India’s polio eradication campaign which they knew 10 years back was never going to succeed. ‘India was taken off the list of polio-endemic countries by the WHO on January 12, 2012 but the polio eradication campaign will have to be continued in some format for ever. The long promised monetary benefits from ceasing to vaccinate against poliovirus will never be achieved’, the well known paediatricians said.
This article was posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 at 5:50 am