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Pakistan and Afghanistan Optimistic to Eradicate Polio

FLY — Pakistan and Afghanistan, two countries that still have the disease that cripples children, on Sunday (24/10) marked World Polio Day amid excitement and hope for eradicating the disease. The two neighboring countries are a bloc where the disease is endemic. However, each country has detected only one case …

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UN Prepares Polio Vaccination Campaign for Children in Afghanistan

UN agencies are preparing a polio vaccination campaign for all children under the age of five in Afghanistan, a country where the potentially disabling disease persists despite more than 30 years of polio campaigning and nearly eradicated worldwide. Doses of the vaccine will begin to be administered in Afghanistan on …

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