Posted by: APO | 25 September 2015

WHO Removes Nigeria from Polio-Endemic List

The World Health Organization announced today that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria. This is the first time that Nigeria has interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus, bringing the country and the African region closer than ever to being certified polio-free. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the public-private partnership leading the effort to eradicate polio, called this a ‘historic… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/who-removes-nigeria-from-polioendemic-list?lang=en


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