U.N. Deems Surge Of Polio In Syria As ‘Most Challenging In History’

The Guardian: U.N. brands polio outbreak in Syria and Iraq ‘most challenging in history’
“A U.N. agency has described the eruption of polio in Syria as perhaps ‘the most challenging outbreak in the history of polio eradication’ after the number of cases in the war-ravaged country reached 38 and the first case was confirmed in neighboring Iraq…” (Jones, 3/28).

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