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The Final Three Endemic Countries
Afghanistan - 7 Polio cases reported in 2014 with the most recent on 06/03/14 from Farah. Over 35,000 children of recently displaced families have recently been vaccinated. 14 cases recorded in 2013. The next round of National Immunization Days is planned for August 18-20.
Nigeria - 5 Polio cases reported in 2014 - the most recent on 05/27/14 in Kano state. 53 cases recorded in 2013. Sub-National Immunization + Days took place in Northern Nigeria last week and are scheduled again for August.
Syria - 1 Polio case reported in 2014 - 35 cases recorded in 2013.
Somalia - Zero Polio cases reported in 2014 - 194 cases recorded in 2013.
Kenya - Zero Polio cases reported in 2014 - 14 cases recorded in 2013.
Ethiopia - 1 Polio cases reported in 2014 - 9 Cases recorded in 2013.
Cameroon - 3 Polio cases reported in 2014 (most recent on 1/25/14) - 4 Cases reported in 2013.
Equatorial Guinea - 5 Polio cases reported (most recent on 5/28/14). Zero cases reported in 2013.
Iraq - 2 Polio cases reported on 4/07/14 in Baghdad - 0 cases reported in 2013.
Our Goal is Global Polio Eradication!
Terry Ziegler, District 5890 Rotary Foundation Committee Chair, Email BigZLumber@aol.com
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Please check out this article from the New York Times. We're moving closer and closer to a polio-free world--thanks to the efforts of Rotarians around the world and their partnerships with WHO and UNICEF, among others.
By ESHA CHHABRAThe success of an immunization effort has turned it into a blueprint for large-scale health campaigns.
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