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Vaccines, Access To Toilets, Clean Water Critical To Ending Polio

U.N. Dispatch: Want To Stop Polio? Vaccines Are Crucial. But So Are Toilets.
Karen Coates, senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University, discusses the importance of vaccines and access to toilets for the eradication of polio, writing, “Ultimately, it takes a combination of vaccines, toilets, clean water, fresh air, nutritious foods, and education to build strong bodies that go on to live long and healthy lives” (3/9).

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