The Problem With Polio
Dr Musa Nordin, Paedeatric Consultant and Neonatal Specialist
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After 27 years, polio has returned to Malaysia with a case having been reported in the state of Sabah. We take a look at the factors that may have contributed to this resurgence and what needs to be done to get back to a polio-free status.
Produced by: Sumitra Selvaraj
Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Sumitra Selvaraj, Tee Shiao Eek
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Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, polio, vaccination, Sabah, the Philippines, Jonas Salk, Franklin D Roosevelt, Albert Sabin, immunisation, stateless children, community immunity,