Polio Spreads To Iraq From Syria
New York Times: Polio Spreads From Syria to Iraq, Causing Worries
“Syria’s polio outbreak has now officially spread to Iraq, the first neighbor of the war-ravaged country to be hit by the crippling virus despite an ambitious Middle East inoculation effort, and global health officials warned Monday that dozens of vulnerable Iraqi children could potentially be infected…” (Gladstone, 4/7).
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