September 2022 PolioStop

 It is no longer news that in the last year, we have recorded new cases of the wild poliovirus in Africa. This is asides from the escalation of outbreaks of the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus in many African countries. The 7 cases seen so far between the end of last year and the present moment in […]

African vaccine champion on lessons from ending wild polio.

Abuja – Vaccines save millions of lives each year. In August 2020, Africa crossed a historic milestone when it was certified as free of wild polio. Vaccination drives, reaching up to 220 million African children multiple times every year, were integral to achieving this historic milestone. Dr. Tunji Funsho is a Nigerian cardiologist and Chair of […]