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Polio No Longer in Nigeria: WHO

Nigeria is no longer on the list of polio-spreading countries, bringing it a step closer to fully eradicating the paralyzing disease.
After concerted efforts and immunization drives, Nigeria has not reported any new cases since July last year, the World Health Organization said Friday.
More than 200,000 volunteers spread out in remote areas and braved attacks by militant group Boko Haram to immunize 45 million children under age 5.
It paid off.
"All laboratory data have confirmed a full 12 months have passed without any new case," the WHO said.

Read More: CNN
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