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Africa Kicks Out Wild Polio
Visit the "Africa Kicks Out Wild Polio" website for content on the WHO African Region’s efforts to eradicate wild polio.
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The last detected case of polio in the Region of the Americas was in 1991. This year we celebrate 30 years without the disease! But what does 30 years without polio really mean?
Despite success against wild polio in the African region, outbreaks of the non-wild form of polio, cVDPV2, continue. With continued country commitment to eradication, a future where no child in Africa is paralysed by the virus is possible.
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