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(CIDRAP News) – Polio cases in Africa were almost halved in 2011, but the disease shows worrisome trends in some countries, health officials reported today as the continent geared up to vaccinate 111 million children against the disease.
The second American infected with Ebola returned home today, as new information emerged about experimental treatment use and more possible cases.
With the situation in Nigeria worsening, CDC takes an action it last took during the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic.
In recent days, Guinea closed its borders, and suspected cases in Canada and Saudi Arabia were ruled out.
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