Living with Polio in Northern Nigeria (16 images)

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Nigeria is one of the four countries where polio remains endemic and in 2008 it became the country with most new polio cases reported. The majority of new infections are concentrated around Kano, a major city in the predominantly Muslim north of the country, where thousands of people already live with life-long disabilities caused by polio. Few years ago some of the victims have self-organized to inform the public about the importance of immunization, persuade parents to send their crippled...
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