Polio Eradication Possible With Sustained Partnerships At All Levels
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Polio Outbreaks: What You Need to Know
Jay Wenger, director of the polio program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses efforts to eradicate polio, particularly in Ukraine and Mali, where recent vaccine-derived polio outbreaks occurred. Wenger writes, “We’re closer than we’ve ever been to eradication, but the polio program requires the support of governments at all levels, the international community, and partners to ensure the job is finished” (9/10).
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