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Nigeria: People Will Forget One Day What Polio Looked Like

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

(Original source All Africa) 

“In recent times, practicing neurosurgeon, and multiple Emmy-Award winning CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, was in Kano State, northern Nigeria to document Nigeria’s fight to wipe out polio, and the potential end of polio in Africa.

Nigeria is the last remaining country on the African continent yet to eliminate polio, but recently marked one year without a single case of the disease.

Last week, Gupta, best known for his captivating reports on health and medical topics, on CNN’s TV series, “Vital Signs”, spoke to the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who was largely instrumental in changing attitudes towards the oral polio vaccine in the state and northern Nigeria generally.”

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