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Polio in India
The Routine Immunisation campaign was part of the polio endgame in India – ensuring that vaccination against the poliovirus reached everyone, everywhere. Making India polio-free depended on this, as just one case can lead to a resurgence of the disease in communities where immunisation levels are low.