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  אדר ב 25, 5774 , 27/03/14

WHO: India is now Polio Free

Three years since the last endemic case of the polio virus surfaced, the United Nation’s World Health Organization has announced that it is to certify India as polio-free.

This is a surefire triumph for the field of global health efforts, as just five years ago India, home to terrible living and sanitation conditions, hosted close to half of the cases of the disease worldwide. 

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