CERF allocates $1.4 million to fight outbreak of polio in Somalia

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Allocation Story

14 August 2013: For the first time since 2007, a case of wild poliovirus was reported in Somalia on 9 May 2013. Since that case was confirmed in May, an additional 31 polio cases have been reported in the South Central zone of Somalia. Another six polio cases have been reported among Somali refugees in Dadaab, Northeast Kenya, suggesting the risk of widespread and cross-border transmission of the virus.
 

Somalia 2013

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