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Polio vaccination along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border

People at Torkham on Afghanistan-Pakistan border
WHO/Chris Black

At the end of the Khyber pass is the Torkham border point, the gateway from Afghanistan to the subcontinent. Early in the morning people line up on both sides, waiting to cross the border for trade, family visits, education, health services and migration. Polio vaccination teams are stationed on both sides of the border.

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