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Accidental side effect: COVID-19 pandemic could give polio ‘a fresh start’

The world’s total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is closing in on 5 million. But an accidental side effect of ...
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Emergency approval sends new oral polio vaccine to front lines, bypassing clinical trials

To stem a growing polio crisis, health officials are accelerating the development of a new oral vaccine with plans for emergency ...
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More children sickened by polio vaccine than by wild virus

Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, and Angola have experienced nine new cases of polio caused by the ...
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‘Time to finish the job’: One wild polio strain stands in the way of eradication of the disease

The international effort to achieve [polio eradication] passed a major milestone [recently] with the worldwide eradication of wild poliovirus type ...