Polio's End Depends On Three Tough Countries

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Joe Neel, health editor, NPR
Jason Beaubien, global health and development correspondent, NPR

Vaccination campaigns have erased polio in almost every country in the world, but the disease persists in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria. Obstacles in each country, including religious extremism, difficult terrain and transient populations, make eradication efforts difficult.

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