The WHO-EPI initiative for the global eradication of poliomyelitis.


Since the development of attenuated oral polio vaccine, Dr Albert Sabin consistently maintained that the global eradication of wild poliovirus was possible, but that to achieve polio eradication in developing countries would require the mass administration of the oral vaccine. Experience in Cuba and Czechoslovakia proved the effectiveness of this technique… (More)


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@article{Ward1993TheWI, title={The WHO-EPI initiative for the global eradication of poliomyelitis.}, author={Nicolas Ward and Julie B. Milstien and Heather Hull and Bryan P Hull and R Kim-farley}, journal={Biologicals : journal of the International Association of Biological Standardization}, year={1993}, volume={21 4}, pages={327-33} }