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Pakistan Military Offensive Offers Opportunity To Vaccinate Children Against Polio But Risks Disease Spread

Wall Street Journal: Pakistan Military Offensive Poses New Perils in Country’s Polio Crisis
“Tens of thousands of children who haven’t been immunized against polio are pouring out of the Pakistani region of North Waziristan with their families to escape a military offensive there, bringing new perils to a country already struggling to cope with the crippling disease…” (Shah, 6/22).

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