Syria blames polio on jihadists
Outbreak in northern region spurs immunization push
Posted: November 4, 2013 at 4:41 a.m.
DAMASCUS, Syria — A Syrian government minister said Sunday that foreign fighters who have come to the country to wage jihad are responsible for the outbreak of polio in the rebel-controlled north.
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