Polio on its way out

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One strain of a vaccine preventable disease has been declared eradicated by world health experts On World Polio day on 24 October, an independent commission of experts concluded that wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) has been eradicated globally. According to the World Health Organization’s newsroom, this is a “historic achievement for humanity,” after the eradication

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