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WHO Confirms 2 Polio Outbreaks In DR Congo, Increasing Risk Of Disease’s Spread Within Country

CNN: Risk of polio spread spikes in DRC after 2 outbreaks, WHO says
“Two separate outbreaks of polio have been reported in remote parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a setback for large-scale efforts to eradicate the highly infectious and potentially fatal disease. There is a high risk of the disease spreading across the country, though not beyond its borders, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday in a statement…” (Duggan/Senthilingam, 6/15).

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