File - Health Minister Wael Abu Faour attends a ceremony in Baabda, Thursday, March 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon has become extremely susceptible to a polio outbreak as a result of the Syrian civil war, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Tuesday, during the launch of the fifth national vaccination campaign against polio.As a result of the challenge imposed by the Syrian crisis, the Health Ministry has implemented four national vaccination campaigns, Abu Faour said.The campaign, which was launched today, will consist of two vaccination phases: The first will continue until Oct. 21 and the second will be from Nov. 15 to 21, he said.
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