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(RNS) The problem is prompting some polio-free countries to demand that visitors from high-risk countries take oral vaccines at the airport upon arrival.


  1. This is the reason for having strong immigration laws and also for restricting travel into a country. Nobody has a “right” to travel freely throughout the world. As long as we have sovereign nations, they have the power to control access.

    Abolish national borders and make the UN the one government? Heaven forbid!

    • Way to make an irrelevant and ridiculous point.

      This is a story about how religious hysteria and war are causing a global health crisis.

      The ability for people to travel around the globe has made it easier for a disease practically considered eradicated to resurface as a threat to people in developed nations.