26 March 2004
Vol 303, Issue 5666

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COVER A child being given oral polio vaccine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2001. A special news report beginning on page 1960 explores the challenges, setbacks, and successes of the campaign to eradicate polio, now entering its 16th year with a new goal: halting transmission of the wild poliovirus in 2004. [Photo: Sebastiao Salgado]