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WHO Declares Polio 'Public Health Emergency'

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AFP (May 5, 2014) — The World Health Organization warned Monday that polio has reemerged as a public health emergency, after new cases of the crippling disease began surfacing and spreading across borders from countries like Syria and Pakistan. Duration: 00:44 Video provided by AFP
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Polio-Like Illness Baffles Doctors In California

Polio-Like Illness Baffles Doctors In California

Newsy (Feb. 24, 2014) — A new virus is spreading in young children in California and its side effects are devastating. Researchers say it's similar to polio. Video provided by Newsy
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Cows of the Desert: Camel Milk Set to Go Global

Cows of the Desert: Camel Milk Set to Go Global

AP (Apr. 1, 2013) — People in the United Arab Emirates have been drinking camels' milk for centuries, but now there are plans to go global. Dubai's plans to export camel milk products worldwide, using it for everything from cheese to ice cream.
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Raw: Shantytown Demolished to Help Fight Ebola

Raw: Shantytown Demolished to Help Fight Ebola

AP (Aug. 15, 2014) — Security forces in the African state of Guinea demolished a shantytown in an attempt to fight the spread of Ebola. President Alpha Conde declared a public health state of emergency and said cleanliness was key to fighting the outbreak. (Aug. 15) Video provided by AP
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