Jun 17, 2013

NIGERIA - The total number of WPV cases for 2013 to 25. It is the most recent WPV case in the country and had onset of paralysis on 4 May.

Nigeria: 25 Fresh Wild Polio Cases Discovered in Northern States.

Minna — Statistics indicated last Wednesday that there were 25 fresh cases of wild polio virus discovered in the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) Consultant on Vaccine, Security and Logistics, Bolagi Buari has announced.

The consultant made the disclosure yesterday while delivering his address during the flag off of the fifth round of Immunization Plus Days (IPDs) in Tagena, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, saying polio virus fresh cases were found in nine northern states of the country.

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