3 August 2012 vol 337, issue 6094, pages 497-612
The Polio Emergency
Science 3 August 2012: 514-516.
Can a tough new taskmaster and ramped-up program finally push the global eradication initiative over the finish line?
Fighting Polio in Pakistan
Science 3 August 2012: 517-521.
Pakistan’s 18-year struggle shows why it is so hard to eradicate polio from its last few strongholds.
Closing a Deadly Refuge
Science 3 August 2012: 520-521.
On 17 July in the town of Gadap in Karachi, Pakistan, two gunmen shot at two men who were participating in a national polio vaccination campaign—sadly, a not uncommon occurrence.