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Polio outbreaks in North Kivu, Equateur

A polio outbreak has been reported in the Walikale area of North Kivu, humanitarian sources said. The area remained inaccessible due to insecurity, which was hampering efforts to respond to the epidemic, they said. Efforts were underway to contain another polio outbreak that was affecting two zones of Equateur province, with some 100 cases reported so far, the sources said.

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