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The last mile in polio eradication

Despite decades of vaccine development, smallpox remains the only disease ever to be fully eradicated by vaccination. By the end of 2026, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) plans for polio to be added to that short list. Poliomyelitis, more commonly known as polio, is a highly infectious virus that can cause paralysis or death. Clinically […]