Polio is almost completely eradicated, but as Bruce Aylward says: “Almost isn’t good enough with a disease this terrifying.”
Aylward lays out the plan to continue the scientific miracle that ended polio in most of the world — and to snuff it out everywhere, forever. Bruce Aylward is the Assistant Director-General – Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration for the World Health Organization.
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