The world in brief
Posted: October 30, 2013 at 5:02 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is a communicable disease — with population movements it can travel to other areas. So the risk is high of spread across the region.” Oliver Rosenbauer, spokesman for the World Health Organization, which said 10 cases of polio were confirmed in Syria, where a civil war causes thousands to flee to neighboring countries each day
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Front Section, Pages 5 on 10/30/2013