Infectious Diseases


Learn more about poliomyelitis (polio) causes and symptoms including information on how the polio vaccine has helped eradicate this disease in many parts of the world.

Nigerians determined to eradicate polio

The re-emergence of polio is a setback, but Nigerians are determined to work with their neighbours to ensure that the current outbreak is stopped quickly.

China approves new polio vaccine

China's private and state-run medical laboratories have been growing in sophistication, helping reduce reliance on imported medicines and competing with global rivals.

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