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

March 2007
Weekly Epidemiological Record;3/30/2007, Vol. 82 Issue 13, p105
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.


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