Pakistani city is world's biggest reservoir of polio viruses

By Reuters | Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:13 AM
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By Katharine Houreld

ISLAMABAD Jan 17 (Reuters) - Pakistan's volatile northwestern city of Peshawar is the largest reservoir of endemic polio viruses in the world, the World Health Organization said on Friday, amid concerns over continuing violence against polio vaccination teams.

Pakistan is also the only polio-endemic country in the world where polio cases rose from 2012 to 2013, the statement ...

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