Case of polio found in previously polio-free Taraba State, Nigeria

Five years after it was declared polio-free, Taraba State has reported a new case of polio in Wuru village in the Gassol Local Government Area. Travellers in any country that reports cases of polio can reduce their risk of exposure to polio virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including polio, are up-to-date prior to travelling.

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