TITLE

Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Nigeria, January 2005 to December 2006

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Epidemiological Record;3/30/2007, Vol. 82 Issue 13, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the medical approaches and progress being made by the health authorities to eradicate the transmission of poliovirus of poliomyelitis in Nigeria from January 2005 to December 2006. Monovalent type-1 oral poliovirus vaccine is introduced to increase the effectiveness of polio eradication efforts and community acceptance of immunization. The immunization activities and programs are discussed.
ACCESSION #
24597650

 

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