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Polio eradication this week:



  • Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) was launched this week in Bangladesh, as part of global efforts to introduce the vaccine globally by end-2015, ahead of the planned switch from trivalent OPV to bivalent OPV in early 2016. More.


  • The GPEI is currently accepting applications from students and recent graduates interested in summer 2015 internships at the World Health Organization. More information is available here.



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