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Eradicating Polio

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Eradicating Polio

Eradicating Polio

Eradicating Polio

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Polio has spread to several African countries where it had been eradicated. Islamic leaders in northern Nigeria don't trust the health workers and are forbidding the use of the oral vaccine. The World Health Organization still hopes to wipe out polio worldwide by 2005.

Guest:

Dr. David Heymann
*Representative of the director general of the World Health Organization