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Africa Marks Polio-Free Year

Africa has marked a full year since its last recorded case of polio, a key step in the future eradication of the disease. The last recorded case of polio in the continent was in Somalia last year, following an outbreak in the Horn of Africa region two years ago that left more than 200 people paralyzed. The Somali government is not yet declaring the disease completely eradicated from the country. "The chance for re-emergence is there, but we will be vigilant," Dr. Abdiqani...

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