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One Year On, India Fights to Remain Polio-Freei
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March 01, 2013 5:07 PM
A year ago, the World Health Organization confirmed that polio was no longer endemic in India. The South Asian country went from accounting for half the world’s cases in 2009 to only one new case in early 2011. VOA correspondent Aru Pande takes a look at how India was able to achieve the feat - and is working to ensure that no new polio cases arise.

One Year On, India Fights to Remain Polio-Free

Published March 01, 2013

A year ago, the World Health Organization confirmed that polio was no longer endemic in India. The South Asian country went from accounting for half the world’s cases in 2009 to only one new case in early 2011. VOA correspondent Aru Pande takes a look at how India was able to achieve the feat - and is working to ensure that no new polio cases arise.