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Despite the withdrawal of the type 2 oral poliovirus vaccine in 2016, its after-effects have led to a high number of outbreaks.

AAAS this week urged policymakers to support research using donated fetal tissue, which was instrumental to the development of the vaccine to combat polio, and today advances efforts to better understand the Zika virus, eye disease, and human development.
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Giving both oral and injected polio vaccines could help speed the global eradication of the disease, a new study from India suggests.