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Mapping the Disease and Typing the Virus

Aurelius Wakube of Egerton University in Kenya will work to determine geographical patterns in the occurrence of polio cases in Kenya, develop models for predicting future patterns of the disease, and perform genetic typing of the polio strains found in Kenya in an effort to develop effective approaches for eradicating the disease in this country.

More information about The Poliovirus Endgame: Create Innovative Ways to Accelerate, Sustain, and Monitor Eradication (Round 7)

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