NPR, Harvard School Of Public Health Host Webcast Exploring Polio Eradication Efforts
NPR: Webcast: Can The World Finally Wipe Out Polio?
“The world is incredibly close to wiping out polio. This year the number of polio cases has shrunk to fewer than a dozen. And those cases are in just two countries — Afghanistan and Pakistan. … On Friday at 11 a.m. ET, NPR and the The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will present a discussion with polio experts: ‘Eradicating Polio: Reaching the Last Child.’ The panelists will talk about how the world has come so close to this ‘last mile’ of polio eradication and what steps need to be taken to end transmission…” (Beaubien, 10/20).