Africa Certified as Wild Polio Free

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On August 25, 2020, the Africa Regional Certification Commission certified the WHO African Region as wild polio-free after four years without a case. With this declaration five of the six WHO regions – representing over 90% of the world’s population – are now free of the wild poliovirus.  

Content Source: World Health Organization

Content Author: World Health Organization