fbpx
HealthNews

Polio Outbreak: Adamawa Records New Cases

Polio Outbreak: Adamawa Records New Cases

The Executive Director of the Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (APHDA), Dr. Sulaiman Bashir has revealed that there has been an outbreak of polio in the state.

Dr. Sulaiman Bashir revealed this while speaking at the 2021 World Polio Day in Yola, Adamawa State.

According to VOICE OF NIGERIA, Dr. Sulaiman Bashir stated that two local governments have recorded four new polio cases in the state adding that the agency has revealed that the outbreak is caused by the Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus type 2 ( CVDPV). Jamb Result

Recall that about a year ago, the World Health Organization (WHO ) had declared Nigeria polio-free.

Read Other Top News:

VOICE OF NIGERIA reports that Dr. Bashir said, “Although, 99.9 per cent of Polio has been wiped out with the oral polio vaccine. In rare cases when enough children are not reached, other forms of the virus will continue to circulate”.

Also speaking, the Coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Semeeh Omoleke said, “Together, with the dedication of frontline health workers, with engaged communities, national leadership, and the support of partners, we can ensure that vaccines reach every at-risk child by 2023 to protect them and future generations from all forms of polio”.

She added that the best way to tackle the situation is by increasing population immunity adding that this can be achieved through routine immunisation and ensuring strong surveillance systems are in place to detect any cases on time. Information Guide Nigeria

VOICE OF NIGERIA reports that there is one case of polio in Gombi and 3 cases in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Check and Confirm: How much is Dollar to Naira Today     Pounds to Naira Today



⚽ Start winning football betting today!

👉 Get correct FREE GG and Over 2.5 football prediction tips. Click here to join

.

.

👍Showcase your business here!

With over 1M unique users per month across all channels, we have a large audience for you to showcase your products and services. Simply get in touch via 👉 marketing@Infoguidenigeria.com.

 

🤑 Make Money now!

👉 Make money writing for us. Apply for Freelance writing jobs in Nigeria.

👉 Make Money as InfoGuideNigeria Advertising Agents, read more here

 

✍️ Be Our Guest Publisher!

Do you have a press release, breaking news,  or any other helpful information to share with our growing readers? If yes, send your article to 👉 infoguidepr@gmail.com.

We will be glad to publish it if the information is useful to our audience.

.

This post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it on Facebook, Whatsapp, Telegram and Twitter. There are buttons below for this (easy to use too)!


Copyright Warning!

Contents on this website may not be republished, reproduced, redistributed either in whole or in part without due permission or acknowledgment.
.
Proper acknowledgment includes, but not limited to (a) LINK BACK TO THE ARTICLE in the case of re-publication on online media, (b) Proper referencing in the case of usage in research, magazine, brochure, or academic purposes,.
.
All contents are protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1996 (DMCA).
.
We publish all contents with good intentions. If you own this content & believe your copyright was violated or infringed, please contact us at [infoguidenigeria@gmail.com] to file a complaint and we will take necessary actions immediately.

Idongesit Akpa-Ayang

Idongesit is a graduate of Communication Arts, University of Uyo. Currently working as a news reporter at InfoGuide Nigeria.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button