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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Slowing of polio in Pakistan spurs hope for global eradication

Pakistani health worker Arifa Asif, 27, left, gives a polio vaccine to a boy, while a group of women holding their children wait their turn, in an alley of a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.