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× Polio epidemic: DOH confirms resurgence in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines --- Nearly two decades after the Philippines was declared polio-free, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed Thursday the resurgence of polio in the country as it recently recorded its first case of the potentially deadly infectious disease in Lanao del Sur.
"One polio case was confirmed in a 3-year-old girl from Lanao del Sur," DOH said in a statement.
"In addition, the poliovirus…

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