Lack of Clean Water Impeding Eradicating Polio in Afghanistan and Pakistan

August 21, 2019 06:05 AM
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Thirty-some years ago, polio used to cripple hundreds of thousands of children a year. So far this year, about 60 children have gotten polio. The focus now is largely on only two countries: Pakistan and Afghanistan. Yet, there are reports that the eradication effort is stumbling. VOA’s Carol Pearson has more.