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Polio outbreak in China


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September 29th, 2011, 04:55 AM
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Very scary! After being polio-free since 1999, China has reported 10 cases so far. The strain is the same as the wild polio virus circulating in neighboring Pakistan.

New polio outbreak hits China - CNN.com

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"No matter how long a country has been polio-free, as long as global polio eradication has not yet been achieved, the risk for importation remains and constant vigilance is required." said Yu.
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