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Wild Poliovirus Could Be Halted Next Year, Experts Say

NPR: Next Year Could Mark The End Of Polio
“Polio is on its last legs. The disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of kids a year around the globe is now down to just a few dozen cases this year. ‘We are aiming to halt all transmission of wild polio virus next year,’ says Peter Crowley, the head of UNICEF’s global efforts against polio…” (Beaubien, 10/26).

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