A mass measles vaccination campaign began last Friday in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States in north-eastern Nigeria, in which nearly 5 million children aged from 6 months to 10 years are to be vaccinated. “This...

Since 6 June 2016, health clinics in IDP camps in Borno State have seen increasing numbers of measles cases. From early September until late October, 744 suspected cases of measles, and 2 deaths, were...

In a follow-up to a story earlier today, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported the following concerning Nigeria: In Nigeria, wild poliovirus type one (WPV1) has been detected from Borno...

On Jul. 24,  Nigeria marked two years since the last case of wild poliovirus. Today, it will have been two years since the last case of polio had onset of paralysis on the African continent. However,...

Health officials report a measles outbreak at a ATC Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri, which resulted in 22 illnesses and six fatalities, according to a Nigerian news source. The...