‘Milestone’ in polio eradication achieved – BBC News

The second of three forms of the polio virus has been eradicated, experts have announced.

There are three types of the wild polio virus, which, while scientifically different, cause the same symptoms, including paralysis or even death,

The world was declared free of type 2 four years ago – and now the World Health Organization has said type 3 has also been eradicated.

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