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New Round of Polio Vaccinations is Largest Ever in Middle East

Public health workers are spreading out across the Middle East to deliver polio vaccine to more than 23 million children in the second round of the largest vaccination campaign ever held in the region. The effort follows an outbreak of the crippling disease in Syria that has claimed 17 victims so far.   Vaccinators working to contain the outbreak must reach every child under the age of five in the seven countries in the region, an already complex task made that much more difficult by...

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