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Photo of the Week
24 October 2016

Nigeria, 2016: Saleh, 6, is vaccinated against polio in the Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri, in Borno State. The re-emergence of polio after two years with no recorded cases in north-eastern Nigeria is of great concern in a region already in crisis. A massive emergency polio immunization campaign in October targeted more than 30 million children in 18 high-risk states across the country, including in Borno – where four cases of polio have been confirmed since August 2016.

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