October 30, 2013
Did Rebel Jihadists Bring Polio to Syria?
Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast
The Associated Press
The sources of the Syrian outbreak are not yet confirmed. Genetic sequencing, now under way, should help nail those down. But circumstantial evidence suggests that foreign jihadists flocking to the ranks of Al-Qaeda-allied rebel groups brought this curse with them.
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