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Further Review: The Fight Against Polio

May 11, 2019

The world has made progress in the fight against polio, but it still has a ways to go before the disease is eradicated completely. That’s been the goal of the World Health Organization since 1988.

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates will be in Spokane May 18 to talk about polio eradication and the role his Gates Foundation is taking in supporting that goal. Here’s a look at polio and its status in the world today.