Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 14th, 1997
Global public health programs conducted on an unprecedented scale are expected to end natural transmission of polio by the year 2000. The disease's formal death certificate is expected to be signed in 2005.
Only failure to continue political and financial support of these efforts can save the paralyzing disease.
"Global eradication of polio is feasible with existing vaccines, technical resources, and strategies," commented U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researcher Stephen L. Cochi and colleagues.
The Cochi et al....
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Vaccine Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.