Polio Wiped Out from the African Continent, from ENGLISH 4U JANUARY 2021…
Polio Wiped Out from the African Continent
once paralyzed and killed millions of children
it has been eradicated in Africa
What does the Polio change the world?
it was a global epidemic in the early 1900s
it was difficult to organize vaccination campaigns in poor regions
it brought under control in the west
Why did the disease wasn't easy to eradicated?
it spreads quickly through dirty water
vaccination efforts were difficult to conduct in some areas of Africa that were plagued by war and political trouble
it's easy to spread out because of the dirty environment
When and where did the disease had been eradicated?
In 2015, it seemed that Africa had wiped out, but a few cases later emerged in Nigeria
the president ordered the military to help international health workers
it was difficult because certain area were controlled by the terrorist groups
the vaccination campaign has been successful as of August 2020
Polio only exists in Pakistan and Afghanistan now
from ENGLISH 4U JANUARY 2021 NEWS2
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