Polio Nearly Wiped Out but Risk of Failure High

December 2010
Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/15/2010, Vol. 51 Issue 12, pi
Academic Journal
The article reports on the concern of global health and vaccine experts regarding the failure of eradicating polio. It highlights the effort of the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partner to form the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to head the battle of eradicating polio worldwide, which resulted to the 99 percent reduction of the disease. However, it mentions the commitment of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue providing polio vaccines in developing countries.


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