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UN Confirms Polio in Syria

The World Health Organization says it has confirmed 10 cases of polio among young children in northeastern Syria, and expressed concern the disease could spread inside and outside the country. The U.N. health agency said Tuesday that results from 12 other children with polio symptoms now being examined are expected within days. UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake told the Associated Press that while in Damascus he urged the warring sides to grant health workers access to 500,000 children ...

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