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Nigeria polio 2012 11 08

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It’s close. But in Nigeria, a fear of vaccines has caused polio to spread.
Nigeria polio 2012 11 08

Children with polio wait to be seen at the Murtala Muhammed Public Hospital April 13, 2005 in Kano, Nigeria. Polio, a disease that health workers once had hoped to eradicate worldwide by 2005, is on the march again in Kano, where local Islamic leaders banned the polio vaccine two years ago over post Sept. 11 suspicions of Western influences.

Chris Hondros