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Senegalese Mamou Tiang, who suffers from polio, begs for money outside a bank on a sidewalk in the capital Dakar. Nic Bothma/EPA

Africa nearly polio free?

More than 20 years after North and South America eliminated the threat of polio, sub-Saharan Africa is finally on the brink of being declared polio-free. Last month the region marked one year¬†without a new polio case following the last case…

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