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Despite threats, thousands join drive to end polio in Pakistan, a last bastion of the disease

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Source: Reuters - Mon, 15 Feb 2016 12:48 GMT

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KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (Reuters) - More than 100,000 health workers fanned out across Pakistan on Monday, stepping up a drive to eliminate the polio virus this year from one of its last bastions, despite continuing militant threats to vaccination teams.

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