Tag Polio

Nigeria Targets Vaccine-Preventable Diseases In Children

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Emmanuel Osagie, during the National Scientific Conference of the National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital said on Tuesday that the Federal Government would adopt more radical

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Sokoto State To Immunize 1.8 Million Children Against Polio

Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Ahmed Aliyu, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) revealed government is targeting no fewer than 1.8 million children under five years in the ongoing four-day polio immunization exercise. Aliyu buttressed that efforts have been

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Health Alert! World Health Organization Confirms Third Case Of Polio In Nigeria

Nigeria’s progress towards attaining a polio-free status may have suffered another setback as reports of third fresh infections is confirmed by the World Health Organization, WHO, in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State. According to Punch, the third case confirmed according

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