Weekly Newsletter | July 28, 2015

July 24th marks the day Nigeria has passed one year with no new cases of the wild polio virus. This is the longest the country has ever gone without a case of polio. If all continues to go well, the World Health Organization may be able to remove Nigeria from the list of polio-endemic nations in September of this year. But, we must keep up the effort! Afghanistan and Pakistan remain threats. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative estimates it will take $305.7 million from 2016-2018 to complete the task in Pakistan alone…
This week, we will hear from Salem native and former House Representative Vicki Berger.
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