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South-East Asia Region Marks 5 Years Without Wild Poliovirus Case, WHO Announces

U.N. News Centre: Five polio-free years in South-East Asia Region, announces U.N. health agency
“The United Nations health agency [on Tuesday] announced that the South-East Asia Region has completed five years without any case of wild poliovirus … [The WHO] is underlining that completing half a decade without any case of wild poliovirus is ‘yet another achievement’ and a reminder that efforts need to continue until the disease is eradicated globally…” (1/12).

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