Postponing of Anti-Polio campaign puts 350,000 lives at stake

Pakistan on Monday postponed a polio immunisation campaign in parts of North and South Waziristan, jeopardising the health of more than 350,000 children, after the Taliban banned inoculations.

They have condemned the immunisation campaign, which began nationwide on Monday, as a cover for espionage. The espionage allegations come after Pakistani doctor Shakeel Afridi was jailed . . . → Read More: Postponing of Anti-Polio campaign puts 350,000 lives at stake