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Chairperson of South-East Asia Regional Certification Commission for Polio Eradication Supamit Chunsuttiwat, second left, displays a certificate declaring South-East Asia polio free along with World Health Organization's South-east Asian region Regional Director Poonam Khetrapal 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. Also seen are David Salisbury from Britain’s Dept. of Health, right, and Anthony Adams from Australian National University. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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