This file picture shows Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour speaking during a press conference in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Health Minister Wael Abu Faour Tuesday announced the third phase of a nationwide campaign to vaccinate children in Lebanon against polio.Abu Faour, quoting Health Ministry estimates, said 98 percent of children in Lebanon have already been vaccinated against polio.Waves of Syrian refugees began to cross the border into Lebanon shortly after the outbreak of unrest in Lebanon's neighbor in March 2011 .There are around 960,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon, according to latest U.N. figures.
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