Polio Resurgence in a Modern World

It has been decades since the word “polio” was in our common lexicon. However, here we are in 2014 watching this disease fight it’s way back from the brink of eradication. It’s rebirth in war-torn Syria, Pakistan, and Cameroon has prompted the WHO to take emergency action because it is spreading even further. I am hopeful poliolyelitis quickly meets its worldwide demise.

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