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from or mentioning Nigeria, West Africa
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Angola celebrates a year without polio
Angola celebrates a year without polio: Angola has made considerable progress against polio by working to improve disease surveillance, increase the quality and coverage of mass polio vaccination c...
India records one year without polio cases
India appears to have interrupted wild poliovirus transmission, completing one year without polio since its last case, in a 2-year-old girl in the state of West Bengal, on 13 January 2011. India wa...
12 Jan '12 | Polio
Saudi Arabia supports polio eradication in Niger
Despite the major progress made in reducing the number of cases of polio in Niger in 2010, the country remains at high risk due to ongoing transmission in neighboring countries. The Kingdom of Saud...
Global use of rotavirus vaccines recommended
WHO has recommended that rotavirus vaccination be included in all national immunization programmes to provide protection against a virus that is responsible for more than 500 000 diarrhoeal deaths ...
05 Jun '09 | Rotavirus | International
Polio immunisation campaign launched in West Africa
53 million children under 5 yrs are expected to be reached across 8 West African countries in a coordinated polio immunization campaign. The initiative involves 8 countries, namely Benin, Burkina F...
27 Feb '09 | Polio
| West Africa