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Polio Is Back in Nigeria; Immunization Drive Begins Monday

The polio virus struck Nigeria just as the country was set to celebrate an important anniversary this week - two years of being polio free. Now two children infected by polio are paralyzed for life. The virus attacked in Borno, a northern state that borders Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Borno is where Boko Haram militants have their stronghold. It's also a place where, at times, being a polio vaccine worker is dangerous. Fighting in this area makes it difficult to get all children...

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