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Pakistan Polio Workers Live in Fear

  • Aired: 1/23/2012
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Fehmida Shah lived in this poor neighbourhood in Karachi. She earned two dollars a day administering polio vaccine to children in remote areas of the city. Her job cost her her life. Shah was one of the nine health workers killed in a spate of shootings across Pakistan. Her eldest daughter says Shah did the job to help send her children to school.

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