World Facing Polio Health Emergency
Dr. Mark Jacobs, Director of Combating Communicable Diseases at the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
On May 5, the World Health Organisation issued a statement declaring that polio is an emerging public health emergency - an urgent and strongly worded response to the outbreak occurring in Pakistan, Syria and Cameroon. What does this mean for the fight to eradicate polio globally? Dr. Mark Jacobs of the WHO weighs in.
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