Health Workers Vaccinate Children In Pakistan, Despite Death Threats
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“…Being a front-line health worker usually isn’t controversial. But in Pakistan, it can get you killed. The Taliban went on an offensive against polio immunization in 2012 after it became clear that the CIA used a fake hepatitis vaccination campaign to gather intelligence on Osama bin Laden…” (Beaubien, 8/3).
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