WHO warns of a polio epidemic in AfricaBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7455.1513 (Published 24 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1513
- Fiona Fleck
Africa could be on the brink of a major poliomyelitis epidemic after a child in Sudan's crisis ridden Dafur region was found to have been paralysed by the disease last month, World Health Organization officials warned on Tuesday.
It was the first confirmed case of polio, which mainly affects children under the age of five, …
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