Experts Express Concern Polio Eradication Efforts Face Challenges In Final Push

The Lancet: Setbacks in the fight to eradicate polio
“Concern is rising among global health experts that the success of a concerted campaign to eradicate polio worldwide — which has prevented 1,000 children from becoming paralyzed each day — might have stalled as it faces the final hurdles in hard-to-reach and persistent pockets of the world…” (Devi, 7/21).

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