February 26, 2021

Despite threats, thousands join drive to end polio in Pakistan, a last bastion of the disease

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Reuters From Thomson Reuters Foundation KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (Reuters) – More than 100,000 health workers fanned out across Pakistan on Monday, stepping up a drive to eliminate the polio virus this year from one of its last bastions, despite continuing militant threats to vaccination teams. Pakistan accounts for more than 70 percent of the world’s […]