Vaccinator killings set back Nigerian polio eradication drive

KANO 15 February 2013 (IRIN) – Unknown gunmen on mopeds shot dead 10 polio vaccinators last week in separate attacks on two polio clinics in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, capital of a polio-endemic region where concerted global efforts are being made to stamp out the virus by the end of 2013.

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