The electoral commission has announced a new date for the legislative elections: December 13. This is the last of several delays just in the past few months. The election is overdue since 2015.
At the end of 2019, Science connected the dots on a range of polio incidents across 12 countries last year that left 196 children paralyzed.
The culprit was not wild poliovirus — the long-time public health bogeyman — but polio type 2 that emerged from previous vaccinations. The vaccine uses weakened strains of the virus, which can change over time to behave more like the naturally occurring version of the virus. → Read the rest “Africa’s emerging polio problem”