Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication -- Nigeria, January 2010-June 2011

August 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/12/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 31, p1053
This article discusses the progress toward the eradication of poliomyelitis in Nigeria from January 2010 to June 2011. It explores the achievement of the country's immunization program in reducing the transmission of indigenous wild poliovirus (WPV). It shows the reliance of polio eradication on acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance.


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