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Polio Eradication Effort Adds New Weapon to Its Armory

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Science  14 Jan 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5707, pp. 190
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5707.190

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The leaders of the global program to eradicate poliovirus are reintroducing an oral polio vaccine designed specifically to protect against the most pervasive strain of poliovirus, known as type 1.