New Polio Cases in Nigeria Prompt Concern and a Swift Response


The two new polio cases in Nigeria are the first detected on the African continent in more than two years.

Nigerian health officials plan to vaccinate nearly 5 million kids across the northeast of the country in an effort to contain this latest outbreak.

Until this discovery the Polio virus looked to be on the brink of defeat. Thanks to the successful collaboration between African Nations and Health organizations Africa had not had a single case of Polio in over 2 years.

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