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Ukraine’s Polio Outbreak Could Widen Due To Delays In Vaccine Licensing, WHO Warns

The Guardian: Ukraine risks polio spreading as it delays licensing new vaccine
“Ukraine could be a month away from becoming the only country in the world without protection from polio because of delays in licensing a new vaccine, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Health workers in Ukraine, which is currently battling a polio outbreak, will be unable to continue inoculating with an older type of vaccine from April, when batches of the older version must be discontinued and destroyed…” (Tucker, 3/16).

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