Posts Tagged ‘polio’

Nigerian Officials Quit Settlement Talks With Pfizer Over Drug Trials

Written on December 5th, 2007 by
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Officials in Nigeria's northern Kano State have ended out-of-court settlement talks with the U.S. drug company, Pfizer, over a 1996 drug trial that allegedly killed 11 children. Kano Attorney General Aliyu Umar said Wednesday that the state will no... Read More | Share

Vaccine-Derived Virus Threatens Nigeria's Polio Campaign

Written on October 28th, 2007 by
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A rare outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in Nigeria has prompted fears that current efforts to eradicate the disease in northern part of the country could suffer a major setback. The World Health Organization says 69 children in Nigeria caught the... Read More | Share

Vaccine-linked polio hits Nigeria

Written on October 10th, 2007 by
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Nigeria is fighting a rare outbreak of a vaccine-derived form of polio, says the UN's World Health OrganizationRead More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7037462.stm... Read More | Share

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