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Polio Reemerges Along Afghan Border


http://gdb.rferl.org/6F55CCEC-9B9B-4125-A9BD-F61A46C10269_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/6F55CCEC-9B9B-4125-A9BD-F61A46C10269_mw800_mh600.jpg An Afghan child receives a polio vaccination (file photo) (epa) May 2, 2006 -- The World Health Organization says thousands of Afghan and Pakistani children will be vaccinated for polio next week as health experts try to prevent a flare-up of the crippling virus.


The UN health agency says there have been five polio cases in Afghanistan and two in Pakistan since the start of 2006.


(Reuters)

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