Save the Children's Brie O'Keefe
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Syria polio 'could spread in region'

The confirmation that at least 10 cases of polio have been discovered is a risk to the wider region, according to Save the Children.

Brie O'Keefe told BBC News that the return of the disease to Syria was a "deterioration in global progress" and called for all sides the country's conflict to act together to allow immunisations.

  • 29 Oct 2013
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