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Type 1 Polio Vaccine Could Help Finally Eradicate Polio

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Type 1 Polio Vaccine Could Help Finally Eradicate Polio
Type 1 Polio Vaccine Could Help Finally Eradicate Polio
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Nicholas Grassly

NICHOLAS GRASSLY, Imperial College London

REFERENCE: Lancet 2007; 369:1356-62
A case-control study performed in India has provided hope that polio could finally be eradicated. India is one of six countries in which polio transmission has not yet been interrupted and, specifically, it is the type 1 poliovirus that persists there. Nicholas Grassly of Imperial College London told Derek Thorne about his team’s study, published in the Lancet.

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