Reuters: A clarion call to eradicate polio-India can help

24 October 2012 was World Polio Day. It marks a day of hope for India. For the first time in its history, India has been polio free. India's Prime Minister, Mr. Manmohan Singh has stated that this, “gives us hope that we can finally eradicate polio not only from India but from the face of the Earth.”
It also marks a day of hope for all children of the world.

From a 125 countries where polio was active and crippling millions of children, we are down to three countries. We are at the last mile in eradicating this terrible disease. We have to do everything possible to do just that


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