Posted by: APO | 12 August 2016

New Polio Cases in northeastern Nigeria underline Risks for Children in Conflict – UNICEF

The sobering news that two children have been paralyzed by wild poliovirus in northeastern Nigeria underscores the urgency of eradicating the disease in conflict-affected areas, UNICEF said today. The Government of Nigeria and the World Health Organization have confirmed an outbreak of wild poliovirus in conflict-ridden Borno state, where children are already facing dangerously high levels of malnutrition.… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-polio-cases-in-northeastern-nigeria-underline-risks-for-children-in-conflict-unicef?lang=en


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