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WHO Klaim Benua Afrika Sudah Bebas dari Polio

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WHO menyatakan benua Afrika bebas dari virus polio liar setelah berupaya puluhan tahun lamanya, meskipun masih ada ancaman virus polio yang bermutasi.

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, a health official administers a polio vaccine to a child at a camp for people displaced by Islamist Extremists, in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Health authorities on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 are expected to declare the African continent free of the wild poliovirus after decades of effort, though cases of vaccine-derived polio are still sparking outbreaks of the paralyzing disease in more than a dozen countries. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File) Akibat pandemi COVID-19, kegiatan pemberantasan polio di benua Afrika sempat ditangguhkan. Namun bisa dilakukan kembali dengan aturan kesehatan yang ketat. AP Photo/Sunday Alamba  
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