Setbacks to Global Vaccination of Poliovirus

In last month's edition of Lancet, an editorial was published commenting on the senseless killing of healthcare workers in the Middle East over their pro-vaccination stance for children receiving the Polio vaccine. The editorial is interesting in that it provides the reader with an idea of what global impact this can (and already has, and will continue to) have on public health, and gives one reason for the still existing polio epidemics in specific parts of the world. See the article here:

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)6...

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Comment by Evan O'Neil on February 25, 2013 at 4:27pm

This is really tragic news, but not surprising given the use of medical workers as spy cover.

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