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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2020 -- An effort that began in 1996 has led to the eradication of polio in Africa, according to the World Health Organization.
"The end of wild polio in Africa is a great day," said Tedros, who chairs the polio oversight board. "Your success is the success of the world. None of us could have done this alone."
There is no treatment or cure for polio, but vaccination can prevent infection with the once common virus, CNN reported.
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