August 2021: Nigerian states conduct coordinated polio outbreak response

Several Nigerian states conducted a coordinated polio outbreak response campaign July 31-August 4 to curtail the spread of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDP2). Kano state reached 3,297,347 children under age 5 with novel oral polio vaccine type 2 (nOPV2) drops, and Abia state vaccinated 1,077,562 children in 10,934 communities from 17 local government areas (LGAs). WHO NigeriaWHO Nigeria

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