GLOBAL BIODEFENSE – A coalition campaign involving imams, Islamic school teachers, traditional rulers, doctors, journalists, and polio survivors is gradually turning the tide against polio vaccine rejection in northern Nigeria, according to experts from Nigeria published this week in PLOS Medicine. Sani-Gwarzo Nasir of the Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria and colleagues describe how anti-polio propaganda, misconceptions, and violence against vaccinators present huge challenges Continue Reading