Despite being in the epicenter of the worst Ebola epidemic in history, Nigeria is making major strides towards the eradication of polio. From January to August of this year, Nigeria only has 6 recorded cases. 135 more words
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Dreadfully boring. I find it really difficult to write about the goings on in my life when the goings on consist of mindlessly obsessing over The Sims 4 and eating copious amounts of Ice Cream (Hey, free ice cream for a year, it needs to get eaten some time right?), But today was eventful, well this whole week and a bit really… 725 more words
Herd immunity/community immunity: when enough people are immune to a disease, that disease will not spread through the population. 131 more words
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During the last days, many parents came at our clinic with a note from their children’s school, signed by the Dubai Health Authority, asking for their consent to administer an extra dose of oral polio vaccine to their children, regardless of their immunization status. 1,058 more words