UN targets Nigeria in polio eradication push

World body to vaccinate 110 million children under age of five, starting with 30 million in Nigeria.

    The United Nations will administer polio vaccine to more than 110 million children under the age of five, in a new campaign to eradicate the disease.

    It is hoped that 30 million of those children will be vaccinated in Nigeria, the only country in Africa where polio remains endemic.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Sokoto, Nigeria,

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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