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Wild poliovirus transmission in Nigeria is limited to a few northern states. The country has never interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus.

Polio Eradication Emergency Plan 2014 for Nigeria [pdf]

Financial resource requirements (2014-2016) for Nigeria

Polio this week in Nigeria

  • No new WPV1 cases were reported in the past week. Nigeria’s total case count for 2014 remains 6. The most recent case had onset of paralysis on 24 July in Sumaila Local Government Area (LGA), southern Kano.
  • One new cVDPV2 case was reported in the past week with onset of paralysis on 17 August in Minjibir, Kano. The total number of cVDPV2 cases for 2014 is now 20.
  • SNIDs will be held in the north on 1-4 November using trivalent OPV. 

Nigeria Countdown