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Fight Against Polio Continues   
Friday, 28 September 2012

Produced by Emilie Gramenz

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Bill Gates has addressed the United Nations about the global campaign against polio, which the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation help bankroll. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the assembly new cases are at their lowest ever. With victory over the potentially debilitating disease so close, Australians are calling for a final push.

(Image by batmoo on Flickr)

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Bruce Allen - Rotary Foundation Office of the South Pacific and Philippines
Gillian Thomas - Polio Australia

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