Africa Marks out of Polio

It is to be reported that Africa continent is suffer from polio for the last 12 months.

It is extremely encouraging real progress, DR. Hamid Jafars  the head of WHO eradicates polio initiative.

There will be no case in Africa since 11August 2014 and analysed about it by spending eight weeks.

The three years report said that it must lapse without new infection and had no time to celebrate yet for the region.

Danger of Complacency

This is one of the global issue to eradicate the deblitative disease started in 1988. It is to be estimated about 350000 cases of polio which were reported in125 countries.

It is learned after the eradication of small pox and after the government prepared the efforts such as WHO &UN children fund to see the cases dropped by99%.

Dr, jafar said that it is the biggest danger so that we cannot afford this issue to local leaders.

They mainly focus to continue to vaccinate children no matter where they live and to strengthen survilliance everywhere.

416 people were infected in 2013. Nigeria has completed one year without any case on july 24, 2015.

Security Risk

Nigeria is dropped from the list of polio-endemic countries after their data verified leaving Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Nigeria was just affected by Islamic militant group Boko haram –ment vaccinates team to improve the ways reaching children.

Somalia’s success

Their also the same challenge been encountered where al-shabab militant group controls rural areas.

It was reported in northern puntland region of Somalia, the last know case of polio after 18 months.

It is further complicated. It is this country which get rid of this diseases for six years before an outbreak run compaign that saw new cases dropped  from 194 in 2013.

Catholic boycott

The catholic church of Kenya opposed vaccination by saying the vaccine to be tested by an independent body for their safety.