Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication --- Nigeria, January 2010-June 2011.

  • Published 2011 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was launched by the World Health Assembly in 1988. By 2006, transmission of indigenous wild poliovirus (WPV) was interrupted in all countries except Nigeria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Among the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, WPV transmission has persisted in eight northern states… (More)


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