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Polio Eradication Faces Political, Diplomatic Challenges

New Yorker: The Political Fight Against Polio
Sarah Stillman, staff writer for the New Yorker

“…This month, we’re moving deeper into polio’s ‘high season,’ which, in much of the world, stretches from May until August. If the geography of polio mirrors that of conflict, then the challenge of eradication is, inevitably, as much political and diplomatic as it is epidemiological. And that’s where the plot gets messy…” (6/5).

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