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Beating Polio in India [Slide Show]

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Helen Branswell

Journalist Helen Branswell recalls her 2011 trip to India, where she documented the efforts of health care workers to find and vaccinate the country's many children against polio, in the following slide show. Unfortunately, in rare cases the vaccine actually causes polio. Read her in-depth report on the tricky transition to a different, safer polio vaccine in the (hopefully) final stages of the global eradication program here.

 

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