Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Poliomyelitis in Angola - update

9 August 2007

Four new cases of polio have been confirmed from Luanda and Benguela provinces in Angola. The most recent case had onset of paralysis on 8 July.

This brings the total number of cases, in Angola, in 2007 to 10. The next Nationwide Immunization Day (NID) will be held on 31 August.

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