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P-1 Type Polio Virus on Its Way Out in Bihar

by Savitha C Muppala on  January 20, 2011 at 9:03 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
Bihar is close to winning its unrelenting battle against the P-1 type polio virus with just 3 P-1 type cases as per recent statistics.
 P-1 Type Polio Virus on Its Way Out in Bihar
P-1 Type Polio Virus on Its Way Out in Bihar
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According to World Health Organization (WHO) surveillance medical officer (SMO) Samandhan P Debaje, Uttar Pradesh made notable strides in the battle against P-1 type polio virus in 2009 and now Bihar has set an example with just three P-1 type cases.

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The WHO officials have attributed this success in Bihar to the diligent effort of several teams involved in house- to-house operation in ensuring administration of polio drops to all children.  



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