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Despite Insecurity, Polio Drops 85% in Nigeria

Aid workers in Nigeria say they have never been closer to eradicating polio, with only four new cases reported this year.  But as insurgent attacks grow more violent in the north, the workers say vaccination programs are at "high risk" and continued success will depend on new strategies to reach children in what have become war zones.   Globally, polio this year has increased by more than 15 percent, with 10 countries reporting new cases.  Two years ago,...

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