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Byline: Chioma Obinna
As the 3rd Round of the National Immunization Days (NIDs) end today In Lagos State, the Special adviser to the Lagos State Governor, Pharm. Toyin Hamzat has declared that the statistics on Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in the country is not yet cheering.
Hamzat who spoke in Lagos opined that immunization remains the most cost-effective strategy in disease prevention and health promoting services.
The Special adviser who also noted that the WPV cases dropped drastically from 1,122 confirmed cases in 2006 to 285 cases in 2007 frowned that the improved situation in 2007 Polio Eradication Initiative reversed in 2008 with severe resurgence of polio cases especially WPV1.