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World Polio Day, October 24

World Polio Day 2020

CDC recognizes the partners and individuals whose dedication to polio eradication has made progress possible. Stopping polio in all forms requires us to adapt and innovate to deliver a polio-free world.

Learn about the latest efforts and why A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health.

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