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Poliomyelitis in Nigeria (Update 1)

05 July 2011

No new cases were reported in the past week. The total number of cases for 2011, remains at 16. The most recent cases from Kano had onset of paralysis on 29 May 2011.

(Via WHO Global Polio Eradication Initiative - accessed 05/07/11)

Advice for Travellers

It is recommended that travellers to Nigeria have a poliomyelitis booster (or course) if not already protected and should take precautions with food, water and personal hygiene.