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India Celebrates Polio Success, but Sad Legacy Remains

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January 10, 2014
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India is about to be declared officially as polio-free on the third anniversary of the last case. But many victims say there's little cause for celebration, alleging a lack of help from the authorities.


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India's Last Polio Case, Now Leading Normal Life in Kolkata

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AFP (Jan. 13, 2014) India will soon be certified as polio-free as it marks three years since its last reported case --an 18-month-old girl in a Kolkata slum.
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WHO Declares India Free Of Polio

WHO Declares India Free Of Polio

Newsy (Mar. 27, 2014) The World Health Organization says India has eradicated the polio virus after three years with no new reported cases. Video provided by Newsy
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Tiger Tourism Debated in India

Tiger Tourism Debated in India

NDTV (Feb. 9, 2012) India is destination number one when it comes to tiger tourism, but even so, there is a constant debate over whether tourism is required and how much. But is it now time for India to change its approach and focus on the commercial aspect of tourism to benefit local communities?
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