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Why is polio still around?

Galveston County Daily News, December 25, 2012

In last week’s Medical Discovery News with UTMB’s David Niesel and Norbert Herzog: After plaguing humans for thousands of years, polio is on the verge of being wiped out. In 1988, the virus was endemic in 125 countries, but today it exists in only three: Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan. With scientists so close to eradicating polio, their work exhibits a renewed sense of urgency.

 




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