, Volume 70, Number 2

Dr Qanta Ahmed, Associate Professor of Medicine, State University of New York
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Dr Qanta Ahmed is Associate Professor of Medicine, State University of New York. @MissDiagnosis

The debilitating and often deadly virus has almost been eliminated – now athletes, politicians and doctors must unite to finish the job

A young boy is given polio vaccine drops by a health worker in Rawalpindi. Photo: Getty Images

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