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JUL 24, 2015 - Globe and Mail

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Nigeria celebrates one year with no reported cases of polio

Once stigmatized as the world’s polio epicentre, Nigeria celebrates its first year with no reported case of the crippling disease

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JUL 24, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Nkurunziza has been in office for 10 years, and his bid for a third consecutive term set off weeks of street protests, a violent crackdown, a failed coup attempt and widespread international condemnation. Critics said that his bid for a third term was a violation of the constitution and threatened to undermine the peace accord that ended more than a ...

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JUL 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Nigeria Marks 1 Year With No New Polio Cases

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Once stigmatized as the world's polio epicenter, Nigeria on Friday celebrates its first year with no reported case of the crippling disease, having overcome obstacles ranging from Islamic extremists who assassinated vaccinators to rumors the vaccine was a plot to sterilize Muslims. Just 20 years ago this West African nation was recording 1,000 polio cases a ...

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JUL 24, 2015 - Associated Press

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Nigeria celebrates 1 year with no new polio cases

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Once stigmatized as the world's polio epicenter, Nigeria on Friday celebrates its first year with no reported case of the crippling disease, having overcome obstacles ranging from Islamic extremists who assassinated vaccinators to rumors the vaccine was a plot to sterilize Muslims.

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JUL 24, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Nigeria marks one year since last polio case

Nigeria on Friday marked one year since its last case of polio, raising hopes it will soon be taken off the list of endemic countries as the first step to being declared free of the disease. The last case was in the Sumaila district of Kano state, in the country's north -- one of only six in 2014 and well ...

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