Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 19th, 2000
"This is a real problem because it highlights the point that we cannot predict what poliovirus will do," Dr. Vincent Racaniello, a professor of microbiology at Columbia University, said in an interview on December 5, 2000. He long has argued that the effort to eradicate polio cannot end when the wild virus has been eliminated.
The Pan American Health Organization, however, believes that polio vaccinations can eventually be terminated. "This [outbreak]...
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