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Konnie Huq in Lucknow during the November Immunization days in Northern India..India has been engaged in a campaign to eradicate polio in India which target the high-risk area of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with polio immunization drives every 2 months. (photo Jean-Marc Giboux) under cc license via flickr

The Human Race Reached a Huge Milestone Today and You Probably Did Not Even Know It

India is three years Polio-free.

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Gro Harlem Bruntland, a frontline health worker, and the perm reps from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria at UN Foundation gala dinner

Honoring Frontline Polio Workers

The world pays tribute to a group putting their lives on the line to end polio.

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Polio Has Come to Syria

The first outbreak in 14 years is the consequence of a health system destroyed by civil war.

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Picture: UNICEF/Iman Morooka

With New Polio Outbreak in East Africa, Global Rapid Response System Kicks into Gear

Since May of this year, 10 polio cases have been confirmed in Kenya and 95 in Somalia.

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As Polio Resurfaces in Kenya, Officials in Geneva Race the Clock

One polio infection could set back eradication efforts in Africa.

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After receiving a vaccination during one of the country's bi-monthly campaigns, childrens' fingers are marked with indelible ink. / Lois Parshley

Meet India’s Last Polio Victim

The world’s largest public health campaign is about to enter a new phase.

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