eradicate polio

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    January 17, 2014  

    Health officials in India have hit a milestone in their efforts to eradicate polio: It has been three years since the country’s last reported case of the crippling disease. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on India’s challenge to remain vigilant in its campaign to immunize children one mouthful at a time. Continue reading

  • December 20, 2012  

    While aid groups operate with apolitical, humanitarian intentions, workers trying to bring relief in the middle of conflicts often find themselves in danger. Ray Suarez talks to Joel Charny of InterAction about the recent deaths of health workers trying to eradicate polio in Pakistan and the "erosion of safety" for aid groups. Continue reading