Nigeria Soon To be Off Wild Polio-Infested Nations
For all it may seem, the entire Africa is waiting for Nigeria to be off the list of nation infested with Polio, so as to he declared free from wild Polio by the Africa Regional Certification Commission.
The deadly disease which could lead to paralysis and even death when not properly treated affects children under the age of 5.
According to reports, there is no cure, however with the taking of Polio vaccine otherwise known as immunization in Nigeria, children can be prevented from having it.
Polio, which has been with African nations for decades is said to be a thing of the past soonest as Nigeria is about to be declared free from the disease.
Gistongist gathered that aside African nations, the disease is now only found in Pakistan and Afghanistan.