Tag: polio


WHO — Africa Free Of Polio

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Africa is now free of naturally occurring polio or poliomyelitis disease. Polio is a disabling and life-threatening disease caused by the poliovirus. The virus spreads from person to person and can invade an infected person’s spinal cord, causing paralysis (can’t move parts of the body). The report noted that the continent’s last case […]