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How many people are infected with polio worldwide each year?
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In 2012, only three countries (afghanistan, nigeria and pakistan) remain polio-endemic, down from more than 125 in 1988.
Polio cases have decreased by over 99% since 1988, from an estimated 350 000 cases then, to 1 352 reported cases in 2010. The recent news notes pakistan is rejecting polio vaccinations due to paranoia that it is tainted by the U.S.

In brief: See below:
In 2012, only three countries (afghanistan, nigeria and pakistan) remain polio-endemic, down from more than 125 in 1988.
Polio cases have decreased by over 99% since 1988, from an estimated 350 000 cases then, to 1 352 reported cases in 2010. The recent news notes pakistan is rejecting polio vaccinations due to paranoia that it is tainted by the U.S.
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