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Tajikistan outbreak sets back effort to end polio

WHO calls situation grave as virus spreads

By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / August 5, 2010

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Polio has reappeared in a corner of the world that had not seen cases in years — Tajikistan, the former Soviet republic — a chilling setback in the two-decade campaign to purge a dreaded cause of childhood paralysis from the planet. (Full article: 753 words)

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