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WHO Emergency Committee Says Polio Remains International Public Health Concern

U.N. News: Spread of polio still an international public health concern “The spread of polio internationally remains a global public health concern, experts meeting in Geneva have concluded. The opinion comes in a statement released on Tuesday following the latest meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the World Health…

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