Nigerian Mobile Units Deliver Polio Vaccines Amid Worsening Insurgency
Reuters: Nigeria hopes to eradicate polio despite insurgency
“A Nigerian military offensive against Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram has opened up a corridor for mobile units of health workers to vaccinate children against polio in parts of the northeast. But the worsening insurgency poses a grave risk to the campaign to stamp out the crippling virus in Africa’s most populous nation…” (Cocks/Hussain, 7/15).
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