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Nigeria Closes In On 6 Months Without Recording New Polio Case, Receives $8.1M To Eradicate Disease

Agence France-Presse: Nigeria nearing six months without single polio case
“Nigeria was on Tuesday awarded $8.1 million in funding for a final push to eradicate polio, as it nears six months without a case of the disease. Rotary International, which is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to wipe out the virus, said the money would go towards vaccination, research, and surveillance programs…” (1/20).

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