Epidemic in Uganda

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Uganda
Wed, 20/10/2010

Barely a year after the World Health Organisation had declared Uganda polio free; on October 20th polio case was confirmed in Bugiri district, Eastern Uganda. A 2 year old child developed paralysis and 100 samples taken from the same area were positive for wild polio virus type 1 .Tests of samples done in South Africa found the virus to have been imported from the Turkana area in Kenya.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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