The world in brief

Posted: May 6, 2014 at 4:37 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It can become endemic in the entire world if we do not complete the eradication of this disease.” Dr. Bruce Aylward, the World Health Organization official in charge of polio eradication, on the resurgence of the paralyzing virus once thought nearly eliminated, and the recommendation for all residents of Pakistan, Syria and Cameroon to get vaccinated before traveling abroad.

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 05/06/2014