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Mass Polio Immunization Campaign Underway in Syria

The largest-ever immunization campaign in the Middle East is underway to stop an outbreak of polio in Syria from spreading throughout the region.   In mid-October, 22 suspected cases of polio were detected in northeast Syria.  The virus has left 10 children paralyzed.  But U.N. health agencies warn hundreds of thousands of children across the region are at risk of contracting this crippling disease.    Now, The World Health Organization and U.N. children’s agency...

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