Preachers” Threatened with Jail if They Preach Against Deadly Polio Vaccine

Published 5 years ago by: ahmed nda
at 08:28 AM, 29/09/2013 (5 years ago)

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120 Arrested for Refusing Polio Vaccine in Niger – “Preachers” Threatened with Jail if They Preach Against the Polio Vaccine,
by Enyioha Opara, Minna
punchng.com

BARELY one week after Niger State Government threatened to jail anybody who refused to allow polio vaccine to be administered on his or her child, 120 persons have been arrested for contravening the directive.

The Director of the State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Shehu Yabagi, who disclosed this to newsmen in Minna on Tuesday, said among the arrested persons were those who had consistently opposed the polio vaccine immunisation exercise in the state.

http://healthimpactnews.com/2013/120-arrested-for-refusing-polio-vaccine-in-niger-preachers-threatened-with-jail-if-they-preach-against-the-polio-vaccine/

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Toks-E at 08:58 AM, 29/09/2013 (5 years ago)
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Na wa ooo, see battle for immunisation

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