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Conflict and polio

Polio is on the rise in countries at conflict, such as Syria and Iraq. The disease was eradicated there 14 years ago. But regional conflict and a breakdown in public health services have brought polio back and, again, children are at risk.

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Report: Reese Erlich, Erbil, Iraq