YAOUNDÉ, 26 March 2014 (IRIN) - Three new polio cases have been confirmed in Cameroon over the past two weeks, making it the country’s first outbreak since 2011 and causing alarm among health officials who link the virus’s spread to weak vaccine campaign coverage and displacement following violence in neighbouring northeastern Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR).

Cameroon has confirmed seven polio cases since 2013. Just one case is enough to instigate emergency country-wide vaccina...


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