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Chairperson of South-East Asia Regional Certification Commission for Polio Eradication Supamit Chunsuttiwat, left, and WHO's South-east Asian region Regional Director Poonam Khetrapal, right, give polio free certification to Indian Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, second right, and Indian official P.K Umashankar, second left, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 27, 2014. The World Health Organization has formally declared India polio-free, with no new case of the disease detected in the country in the past three years. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

Chairperson of South-East Asia Regional Certification Commission for Polio Eradication Supamit Chunsuttiwat, left, and WHO's South-east Asian region Regional Director Poonam Khetrapal, right, give polio free certification to Indian Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, second right, and Indian official P.K Umashankar, second left, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 27, 2014. The World Health Organization has formally declared India polio-free, with no new case of the disease detected in the country in the past three years. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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