News Outlets Examine Challenges To Polio Elimination Efforts In Pakistan
Deutsche Welle: How far is Pakistan willing to go to fight polio?
“Pakistani police recently arrested nearly 500 parents for refusing to allow their children to be vaccinated against polio in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. DW examines why vaccination efforts have failed up to this point…” (Haider, 3/3).
National Geographic: Taliban Assassins Target Pakistan’s Polio Vaccinators
“…During the past two years, Taliban militants have killed 63 health workers and members of the security forces assigned to protect them. Last month, there was a fresh round of attacks…” (McGirk, 3/3).
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