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Eradicating polio in Pakistan, an endless battle

By: Solène FIORITI | Shahzaib WAHLAH

Polio, an infectious disease that destroys the nervous system and paralyses patients, has still not been eradicated in Pakistan. Children are particularly vulnerable. With the country plagued by violence, vaccination teams work in difficult conditions, even risking their own lives. Our Pakistan correspondents report.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Rebecca Martin

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