A newly designed vaccine may help stamp out remaining polio cases worldwide – The Conversation – US

The oral polio vaccine is most commonly used in the developing world, despite one big problem. CDC/Alan Janssen, MSPH, CC BY

Public health organizations around the world have been fighting for global eradication of polio since 1988. Through massive vaccination efforts, the incidence of polio has gone down 99% since then, with the virus eradicated from most of the countries on Earth.

But there have been many setbacks.

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