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Malawi Declares Polio Outbreak After Girl, 3, Paralyzed

Health authorities in Malawi have declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after a case was confirmed in a 3-year-old girl in the capital, Lilongwe. It was the first case in Africa in 5 years, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Globally, there were only five cases of wild poliovirus […]

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