More cases of Polio reported in Nigeria

Four new cases of polio have been reported in Damaturu, Karasuwa and Gulani Local Government Areas in Yobe. Two of the cases occurred in Damaturu that is not accessible to immunization teams due to lack of security in the 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.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Polio.

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