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Re-emergence of polio has global implications 

Poliovirus can cause crippling disease with devastating consequences. Thanks to global polio eradication efforts, more than 17 million people are able to walk today who would have otherwise been paralyzed for life by this virus. Since 1988, there has been a 99% decline in polio cases. However, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), as […]

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