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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back in Polio Fight

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Science  21 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5674, pp. 1096
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5674.1096a

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The poliovirus's toughest strongholds are finally yielding to relentless assaults. But parts of western and central Africa seem poised for the worst polio epidemic in years.

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