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  • 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
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    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
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    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

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan
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    Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 11, 2018

    Nigeria owes Japan $76 million for a polio eradication loan. Read more

  • Article: This 71-Year-Old Polio Survivor Has to Scrounge for Parts for His Iron Lung
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    This 71-Year-Old Polio Survivor Has to Scrounge for Parts for His Iron Lung

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 23, 2017

    Paul Alexander is proof the fight to end polio is not yet over. Read more

  • Article: Let’s Talk Money — Here’s How Polio Eradication Will Save the World Billions
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    Let’s Talk Money — Here’s How Polio Eradication Will Save the World Billions

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 24, 2017

    Lifting communities out of poverty one vaccine at a time. Read more

  • Article: 3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies
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    3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 24, 2017

    Polio eradication efforts are helping to advance the movement for universal health care. Read more

  • Article: Somalia Is Now Polio-Free
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    Somalia Is Now Polio-Free

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 14, 2017

    Polio has been eradicated from all but three countries around the world. Read more