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After Setback, Nigeria Digs In to End Polio

In mid-August, Nigeria was set to celebrate being polio-free for two years. In one more year, the World Health Organization would declare the country polio-free. But that didn’t happen. Instead, two children in different parts of Borno state caught the virus and were left paralyzed. Borno state is under the control of the Boko Haram militant group, and conflict in that northern state has made getting all children there immunized dangerous. The geography can also make it difficult to...

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