Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 31st, 2006
According to a study from Nigeria, "In May 1988, the World Health Assembly resolved to eradicate poliomyelitis globally by the year 2000. Despite the reported success in national immunization days, acute flaccid paralysis surveillance and accelerated efforts to meet the deadline including 'mopping-up' were executed in 1999 and subsequent years."
"Nigeria remains one of the major reservoirs for wild poliovirus transmission. Neutralizing antibody titer to the three poliovirus serotypes was determined among children from different...
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