Posted by: APO | 12 October 2016

Massive Immunization Campaign to reach 41 Million Children in Nigeria and Region to contain Polio Outbreak

A major health campaign is underway in the Lake Chad Basin area to vaccinate over 41 million children against polio to contain the recent outbreak of the disease in north-east Nigeria. Populations fleeing conflict are on the move within the sub-region, raising concerns that the virus could spread across borders. Nearly 39,000 health workers are deployed across Nigeria and neighbouring Chad, Niger,… Read more on


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