Fighting halts polio vaccination in northern Syria

By Reuters | Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:12 PM
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* 100,000 children out of reach in rebel-held Raqqa province

* Some 2.15 million Syrian children vaccinated against polio

* Red Cross says food, medicines run short in besieged areas

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Heavy fighting has prevented health workers from getting polio vaccine to an estimated 100,000 Syrian children in the northeastern province of Raqqa, United ...

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