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Wall Street Journal Examines India’s Efforts To Eliminate Polio

The Wall Street Journal looks at India’s efforts to eliminate polio.

Wall Street Journal: How India Put an End to Polio
“It took three decades to be able to do so and it certainly wasn’t easy. But, from Thursday, India can boast of being polio-free. A new case of the crippling and, at times, deadly disease has not been recorded in the country for three consecutive years…” (Sugden/Dutta, 3/27).

Wall Street Journal: Building Trust With Indian Muslims Key to Polio Fight
“…A critical ingredient in reaching this major public-health milestone: Building trust in Muslim communities. It is a lesson that has been applied to vaccination campaigns in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria, where polio remains endemic…” (Lalwani, 3/26).

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