TITLE

Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication--Nigeria, January 2002-March 2003

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/20/2003, Vol. 52 Issue 24, p567
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Summarizes the progress toward poliomyelitis eradication in Nigeria during January 2002-March 2003. Target children of the supplementary oral polio vaccine (OPV) activities; Proportion of children aged five years with nonpolio acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) who received OPV; Indicators for AFP surveillance; Correlation of improvements in AFP surveillance with the number of wild poliovirus cases.
ACCESSION #
10127765

 

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