Celebrities, health officials come together to hail progress toward polio’s end

By Rotary International After a historic year during which transmission of the wild poliovirus vanished from Nigeria and the continent of Africa, the crippling disease is closer than ever to being eradicated worldwide, said top health experts at Rotary’s third annual World Polio Day event on 23 October in New York City.
More than 150 people attended the special Livestream program co-sponsored by UNICEF, and thousands more around the world watched online. Jeffrey Kluger, Time magazine’s editor at large, moderated the event.
Anthony Lake, executive director of UNICEF, lauded the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s… …read more

Source:: Rotary.org

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