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Continuing endemic wild poliovirus transmission in security compromised areas, Nigeria, 2016

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Continuing endemic wild poliovirus transmission in security compromised areas, Nigeria, 2016

There was a five year break between the previously detected transmission from 2011 and the newly detected transmission in Borno State, first found in August 2016. This is a record for orphan viruses.

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/254653/1/WER9208.pdf?ua=1

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