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AUG 27, 2015 - The Guardian

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Man found to have been shedding virulent strain of polio for 30 years

Weakened form of polio from childhood immunisations lived on in subject’s gut, mutating into a strain which could cause paralysis in the unvaccinatedA British man with an immune deficiency has been shedding a highly virulent, mutant strain of polio virus for nearly 30 years as a result of childhood vaccinations. The discovery has prompted scientists to warn of other patients ...

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AUG 27, 2015 - NPR

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A Man Shed Live Polio Virus In His Stool For 28 Years

That's the longest span for one individual to excrete the live virus in history. It's not the norm, that's for certain. But how much of a concern is it in the war to wipe out polio?

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AUG 11, 2015 - New York Times

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A Milestone in Africa: No Polio Cases in a Year

Health experts are quietly celebrating, while remaining on guard for a possible resurgence of a formerly widespread disease.

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AUG 11, 2015 - New York Times

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One Year Since Polio Case Is Milestone in Africa

Health experts are quietly celebrating, while remaining on guard for a possible resurgence of a formerly widespread disease.

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AUG 11, 2015 - Seattle Times

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A milestone in Africa: One year without a case of polio

Reaching the milestone is a testament to the persistence of the WHO, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United Nations Fund for Children, Rotary International, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the United Nations Foundation.

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