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Egypt Fights Back Against Syria Polio Outbreaki
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November 18, 2013 6:07 PM
Egypt this week joins other countries in the Middle East in ramping up vaccinations against polio. The move comes as an outbreak of the potentially fatal disease in Syria threatens to help the nearly-eradicated disease make a comeback. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott has more from Cairo.

Egypt Fights Back Against Syria Polio Outbreak

Published November 18, 2013

Egypt this week joins other countries in the Middle East in ramping up vaccinations against polio. The move comes as an outbreak of the potentially fatal disease in Syria threatens to help the nearly-eradicated disease make a comeback. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott has more from Cairo.


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