Polio Eliminated From Africa – Science-Based Medicine

Wild-type polio has been eliminated from Africa. Now only Pakistan and Afghanistan remain.

Steven Novella on August 26, 2020

It seems like a good time for a bit of good news – after two decades of concerted effort, wild-type polio has been eliminated entirely from Africa. There are now only two countries in the world with endemic wild polio, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Once again, we are on the brink of worldwide polio eradication. The world needs to come together for one final push to eradicate this disease forever. […]

Source: Polio Eliminated From Africa – Science-Based Medicine

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