Despite Risks, Polio Workers Continue Drive To Eradicate Disease In Pakistan
The Guardian: Karachi polio workers defy Pakistan militants’ murderous campaign
“…[A]ttacks have had a devastating effect on the drive to eradicate polio in Pakistan, with cases rocketing to more than 300 last year. And health workers in Karachi … face an exceptionally daunting task. … But in the city’s new emergency operations center for polio eradication and immunization, Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Sindh’s provincial coordinator for public health, says that, despite the terrible toll of deaths, recruiting polio workers has not been a problem…” (Khaleeli, 2/2).