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WHO: World now 80% polio-free

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

BBC: The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region free of the deadly virus.

The announcement means 80% of the world is now officially free of polio, although the disease is still endemic in Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.

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