New $5.5 billion plan aims to rid world of polio by 2018

By Reuters | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:25 AM
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* Governments, philanthropists pledge most of needed funds

* So far in 2013, only 19 polio cases seen worldwide

* Dramatic progress "puts us within sight of the endgame"

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent

LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Health groups said on Thursday they could rid the world of polio by 2018 with a $5.5 billion vaccination and monitoring plan to stop the ...

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