POLIO: It is a contagious viral illness that in its most severe form causes nerve injury, leading to PARALYSIS, DIFFICULTY OF BREATHING and sometimes DEATH.
Recently, at least two cases have been reported by the Department of Health (DOH)—one in Lanao del Sur and another in Laguna.
PLEASE: Have your children vaccinated immediately at the nearest Health Center in Manila.
For inquiries about the Manila City government’s polio immunization campaign, please send a message to the official Facebook page of the Manila Health Department.
(Report and infographic by Carlo Asoro/MPIO)