The Risks, Costs, and Benefits of Possible Future Global Policies for Managing Polioviruses
by Kimberly M. Thompson, Radboud J. Duintjer Tebbens, Mark A. Pallansch, Olen M.Kew, Roland W. Sutter, R. Bruce Aylward, Margaret Watkins, Howard E. Gary, James P. Alexander, Hamid Jafari, and Stephen L. Cochi, American Journal of Public Health 2008;98(7):1322-1330. PDF

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