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USAID announces it wlll give the DRC $98 million to help fight the outbreak, which is now at 2,369 cases.
The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."
The study provides evidence that population immunity is critical for the successful phase-out of oral polio vaccines.
The outbreak involves 2 districts in the country's "cattle corridor" and occurs as Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals and possibly people.
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