5/26/2011

Polio has shown over the past decade that it is a disease that won't die easily. Research by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine -- which has established a system designed to reduce refusals to be vaccinated -- finds that, in order to eradicate the last 1% of known cases of the disease, the developing world must: better integrate social and political factors into assessments; find out what is driving resistance to vaccination; and design and monitor strategies to better enable people to feel ownership of their immunization programs.

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