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The missing ingredient in campaigns to eradicate polio

It is 32 years since the World Health Organization (WHO) vowed to wipe out polio, launching the Global Polio Eradication Initiative with the objective of removing the crippling disease from the face of the Earth by 2000. Two decades on, the disease that at its height in the 1950s killed half a million people globally […]