Polio - Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo


The first case of Polio this year in Angola has been recorded in the southeastern Province of Kuando Kubango. Angola has launched a major national vaccination campaign to contain the speread of the disease.

Democratic Republic of the Congo:

So far this year, a total of 7 new Polio cases have been notified in the Provinces of Bandundu, Katanga and Bas-Congo and in the capital, Kinshasa. All three of these provinces are on the border with Angola.

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