The Guilfordian

Polio eradicated in Nigeria

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

The U.N. General Assembly met with the Nigerian delegation to discuss recent achievements in the fight against polio in the West African country on Oct. 29. In 2012, more than a half of the world’s polio cases were concentrated in Nigeria. In 2015, there were none. Polio, also known as poliomyelitis,...