Can we eradicate Polio?

Polio has not been seen in Britain since the 80's, but the disease is still endemic in three countries. Can it be eradicated completely?...
27 January 2014
Presented by Kate Lamble

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Child receiving a polio vaccine

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Polio might not have been seen in Britain since the 1980's, but despite worldwide efforts the potentially fatal disease is still endemic in three countries. Kate Lamble caught up with the Director of Immunisation at the Department of Health, Professor David Sailsbury as he visited St Johns college in Cambridge to speak about the global effort to eradicate the disease.

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