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Will polio outbreak inspire international action for Syria?

  • Aired: 10/29/2013
  • 05:52
  • Rating: NR
Ten cases of polio have been confirmed in Syria -- the first appearance of the disease in the country since 1999. Gwen Ifill speaks with Joel Charny of InterAction on how the outbreak adds to the challenge of the humanitarian crisis and how the ongoing war has caused the destruction of the nation's medical infrastructure.
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