Kano State Denies poliomyelitis Outbreak

Kano State government has described as false, information being spread across the state on the alleged outbreak of poliomyelitis in Tarauni local government of the state.

Permanent Secretary, Kano state Ministry of Health, Malam Usman Bala Mohammed made the denial at a news conference  in Kano noting that it is pertinent to make  urgent clarification from the rumor being peddled in various news outlets.

Mal. Bala said Kano has not recorded any case of wild polio various in the last 58 months.

He noted that there were 8 other recorded circulating Vaccine Derived Polio cases across the country from January to May 2019