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WHO says polio fight critical despite attacks

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Polio fight 'critical despite attacks on vaccine workers'

The head of the World Health Organization's polio drive said on Friday it was crucial to push on with the fight to eradicate the disease despite a rising death toll among vaccination workers. A Pakistani policeman was shot dead earlier this week while protecting a polio team, police said, bringing the number of deaths to 20 since December.AFP


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