AFRICA TO BE DECLARED WILD POLIO FREE

Written by on August 29, 2020

Africa is to be declared free from wild polio by the independent body, Africa Regional Certification Commission.

More than 95% of Africa’s population has now been immunized. Nigeria is theĀ  last African country to be declared free from the disease having Accounted for more than half of all global cases less than a decade ago.

There is no cure but the polio vacine protects childre for life.

the disese is now only found in afghanistan and pakistan .


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