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By Robert On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Ethiopia reports first polio case of 2014

The first case of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) in Ethiopia for 2014 has been reported in a 25 month old boy, making it the 10th case overall in the country since the beginning of the Horn of Africa outbreak last year, More...

By Robert On Friday, October 18th, 2013
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Somalia and Ethiopia record more polio cases, outbreak total now at 197

The number of polio cases in the Horn of Africa outbreak has risen by six as both Somalia and Ethiopia recorded new cases. Somalia reported four new cases, while Ethiopia reported two. The current situation on the More...

By Robert On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria report more polio cases

Polio activity was reported in the three remaining endemic countries during the past week, according to data from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). Image/Chris Zahniser, B.S.N., R.N., M.P.H. In Afghanistan, two More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 28th, 2013
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Ethiopia records two more polio cases as the Horn of Africa outbreak reaches 191

Ethiopia has reported two additional cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1), bringing the total number of cases in the country to three as the outbreak on the Horn of Africa still climbs. Ethiopia mapImage/CIA The Global More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Ethiopia reports first wild poliovirus case since 2008, Horn of Africa outbreak expands

New data from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) shows that the polio outbreak on the Horn of Africa continues to grow as it spreads to another country. During the past week, 11 new wild poliovirus More...


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