Kingdom witnessed dramatic decrease in infectious disease

December 22, 2011

The Ministry of Health announced today that no new infection cases of Diphtheria, Whooping cough (pertussis), and polio have been recorded in Saudi Arabia in 2010. 
The Kingdom has also witnessed a significant decrease in the diseases which were targeted by vaccination campaign during the year.  The vaccination campaign has reached more than 98 per cent of its target.

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