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Polio re-emerges in Venezuela nearly 30 years after eradication

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Dana Bash and Sophie Tatum, CNN - A child has been diagnosed with polio in Venezuela, where the infectious viral disease has been eradicated since 1989, according to the Pan American Health Organization, a regional apparatus of the World Health Organization. The Western Hemisphere has been certified polio-free since 1994.



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