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Shifts In Polio Vaccination Strategies Helping Pakistan Improve Health Worker Safety, Immunization Rates

The Guardian: Pakistan success stories increase hopes of global polio eradication
“…Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only two countries where polio is still endemic, but in the past year there has been a dramatic drop in cases to 66 in the two countries, compared with 332 cases in nine countries in 2014. … A fundamental change in approach aimed at reducing health workers’ exposure, combined with improved security and community engagement, is now paying off…” (O’Carroll, 12/28).

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