Skip to content
Subscriber Only
Politics
Prognosis

Africa Declared Polio-Free After Long Fight Amid Coronavirus

  • Afghanistan and Pakistan are last polio-endemic countries
  • Structures built to fight polio are being used to battle Covid
Video player cover image
Africa Declared Free of Wild Polio
Updated on

Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter

Even as Africa grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, the continent has eradicated another disease: wild polio.