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Polio’s last stand on the Afghan-Pakistan border

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Express Tribune/AFP, 7 March 2014

Important reminder in election times: about one of the many unresolved problems that is even aggravated by the ongoing conflict – polio. Afghanistan and Pakistan are two of the worldwide only three countries where it is still endemic, and with conflict-related incomplete coverage by vaccination, new polio cases have emerged on both sides of the border recently.



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