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ERADICATING POLIO IN INDIA (20 images)

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This photo-story on the vaccination campaign to rid India of the polio virus focuses on Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. These two states are home to more than 250 million people, many of them living in overcrowded areas of poor sanitation that make them particularly susceptible to the virus.

Following a ten-fold increase in the number of polio cases between 2005-2006 the Indian government, together with partners including UNICEF and Rotary International, embarked on a renewed effort to...
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