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Nigeria reports third polio case in restive...

"A third child has been paralyzed by wild poliovirus type one (WPV1) in Borno state."

Nigeria starts emergency polio vaccinations...

"So far we have commenced vaccination of children," says health minister Isaac Adewole.

Nigeria reports two new polio cases

The new cases come on the two-year anniversary since the last confirmed case of polio was reported in Africa.

Nigeria hails major step towards polio-free...

"The next major milestone for us as a country is the certification of polio-free status in 2017 by WHO."

World has two weeks to replace problem polio...

WHO has warned that the live polio virus used in some vaccines is one of the biggest obstacles to eradicating the disease.

Children to get free polio surgery

The association plans to organize a polio diagnostic camp here in Kampala mid this year so as to find out the number of children that need the surgery...

Mass polio immunization gets underway

Vaccination is one of the key strategies that the Government of Uganda Ministry of Health is implementing in its roadmap to the attainment of the Millennium...

Four million children for polio immunisation...

The exercise that begins January 22 is targeting children from zero to five years

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