Progress toward global eradication of poliomyelitis, 2002.

  • Published 2003 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


Since the 1988 World Health Assembly resolution to eradicate poliomyelitis globally through 2002, the number of countries where polio is endemic declined from 125 to seven, and the estimated incidence of polio decreased >99%. In 2002, the European Region became the third World Health Organization (WHO) region certified as polio-free, joining the Region of… (More)


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@article{2003ProgressTG, title={Progress toward global eradication of poliomyelitis, 2002.}, author={}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={2003}, volume={52 16}, pages={366-9} }