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CDC Releases Update On Polio Eradication Efforts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released an update on its polio eradication efforts. “The eradication of polio is an important priority for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We are closer than we have ever been to eradicating polio and it is critical that we take advantage of this opportunity,” the update states, adding, “In the final push toward global polio eradication, CDC continues its close collaboration with partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Rotary International, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to ensure a coordinated global and country-level response” (1/11).

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