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Category: Global Polio Eradication Initiative

What Global Polio Eradication could mean for your Health Security

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  Globalization has brought global health right to our door-step. In a world where everything from global trade to international travel is on the rise, the infectious disease threats of one region of the world can easily become public health threats present in your own backyard. Read More >

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Stepping Up to Take Down Polio

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Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease that is completely preventable. Since 1988, members of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), including CDC, the World Health Organization (WHO), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Rotary, and UNICEF,┬áhave teamed up to eradicate polio world-wide through large scale vaccination efforts. Global polio cases are down more Read More >

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