Preparing for a Polio-Free World
“Supporting the development of new tests to assess mucosal immunity against polio
To date, smallpox is the only human infectious disease which has been eradicated, demonstrating the difficulty of eliminating a microbe from the environment. Currently, wild polio is only circulating in parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria, bringing global eradication within sight. Harish Verma, along with colleagues at the World Health Organization (WHO) Polio Research unit, and collaborators across the globe are hard at work developing and deploying the most effective tools to stop the virus’s transmission…”
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