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April 7, 2015

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Northfield Rotarian Charlie Cogan wrote an op-ed article for the Minneapolis Star Tribune highlighting Rotary’s work nearly eradicating polio in Africa. 

“While the United States struggles to contain the growing measles outbreak, the whole continent of Africa is on the verge of eradicating another infectious disease, the crippling polio virus. Over the last 30 years, Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) have made remarkable progress toward a polio-free world, reducing global polio cases by 99 percent.”

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