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In 2016, as Nigeria prepared to announce two years without a case of wild poliovirus, two children in northern Nigeria tested positive for polio. In an instant, the country's track record of going 730 days polio-free was reset to zero. Learn how organizations in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) worked together to contain the outbreak and change the odds that Nigeria could be free of wild polio.
By Ryan Bell Feature Writer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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How a global public-private collaboration has successfully rolled back a little-known but devastating disease.
By Caroline Lambert Visiting fellow, Center for Global Development