CDC Global Health - Polio

CDC works with partners to eradicate polio worldwide through sound science and effective programming.

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The Global Polio Eradication Initiativeexternal icon is a public-private partnership led by national governments and spearheaded by the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, CDC, and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide.

Page last reviewed: August 25, 2020
Content source: Global Immunization