Vaccine hesitancy: Will history repeat itself in Nigeria?

Going by the efforts of the Federal Government and those of the numerous international non-governmental organisations, poliomyelitis would have long been wiped away from Nigeria many decades before it was achieved. But the myths and controversies that surrounded it, particularly in the Northern part of the country, prolonged its existence in Nigeria. August last year, Africa was declared polio-free (zero cases of the wild poliovirus). Nigeria was the last polio-endemic country in Africa and was officially certified free from polio after marking three consecutive years since the last case of wi…

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