Nigeria Polio “Free”: Country marks one year with no new cases


CCTV Africa

Published on Jul 24, 2015

Nigeria is marking one year polio free. However, it will take two years of monitoring, before it can be certified as free of the virus. The developments though have raised hopes that Nigeria will come off the list of countries where polio is endemic. It also brings closer the prospect that polio will soon become the second human infectious disease after smallpox to be eradicated.

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