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  • Article: Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio
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    Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 21, 2019

    Josette Rice contracted polio age two in Jamaica. Now, she’s spreading the word through poetry. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases
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    Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 21, 2019

    This means that the entire Africa region can apply to be certified as a polio-free continent. Read more

  • Article: This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World
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    This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 2, 2019

    The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has vaccinated more than 2.5 billion children. Read more

  • Article: This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them
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    This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Colin Powell joined us in London to hand over your 27,000 petition signatures and personal messages. Read more

  • Article: Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months
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    Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 3, 2019

    But eliminating the virus from Pakistan is proving to be more difficult. Read more

  • Article: It's Been 5 Years Since India Was Officially Declared Polio-Free. Here's Why That Matters.
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    It's Been 5 Years Since India Was Officially Declared Polio-Free. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Gaëlle LanguéJana Sepehr  and  Jackie Marchildon|March 27, 2019

    There were only 33 cases of wild polio in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now

    Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 17, 2019

    The Gateses have invested $10 billion into global health initiatives in the last 20 years. Read more

  • Article: How Nelson Mandela Encouraged African Leaders to Take Action on Polio

    How Nelson Mandela Encouraged African Leaders to Take Action on Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 23, 2018

    Polio remains endemic in just one African country today. Read more