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Supplementary Immunisation Activity (SIA) by a transit team working at Maharani Chowk barricade at Fatuha block in Patna city. This is at transit point between Eastern Bihar, central Bihar and Jharkand. It is feared that polio is spread by migrant populations traveling routes like these. The bamboo barricade is manned by three police men especially for the SIA. Mobilisers include Unicef Block Mobilisation Coordinators (BMCs) together with partners including Care. The vaccinators are Suresh Prasad (in yellow vest); Sanjay Kumar (in yellow vest left); Nirmula Devi (not in photo) and Guria Devi (not in photo). The vaccinators immunised 538 children during this four hour shift...Photo: Tom Pietrasik.Patna, Bihar, India..November 15th 2006
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Supplementary Immunisation Activity (SIA) by a transit team working at Maharani Chowk barricade at Fatuha block in Patna city. This is at transit point between Eastern Bihar, central Bihar and Jharkand. It is feared that polio is spread by migrant populations traveling routes like these. The bamboo barricade is manned by three police men especially for the SIA. Mobilisers include Unicef Block Mobilisation Coordinators (BMCs) together with partners including Care. The vaccinators are Suresh Prasad (in yellow vest); Sanjay Kumar (in yellow vest left); Nirmula Devi (not in photo) and Guria Devi (not in photo). The vaccinators immunised 538 children during this four hour shift...Photo: Tom Pietrasik.Patna, Bihar, India..November 15th 2006