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Indonesia may do selective polio vaccinations

Polio in Indonesia

spacer 9 May 2005 - Indonesia reached almost 24 million children in its last polio immunizations but may have another vaccination round in some regions to be sure of stamping out the disease by 2008, officials said on Monday. Over the past year polio, once considered virtually wiped out globally, has infected hundreds in Indonesia

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24 August 2005 - Indonesia's polio outbreak could develop into an epidemic with the onset of the wet season, a U.N. official said on Tuesday, one week before the start of a campaign to vaccinate 24 million children nationwide. Polio returned in May to Indonesia, which had been free of the water-borne disease since 1995.
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Polio cases per region as of August 2005
Region Cases
West-Jawa 40
Banten province 31
Sukabumi area 22
Jakarta 2
Lebak area 2
Bekasi 1
Cianjur area 1
Lampung province 1
Remaining/Unknown 107
Total 205

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