Rukhsar Khatoon, the last person in India to contract polio, hangs on the handle of a tube well in Shahpara Village, 60 kilometers (40 miles) west of Kolkata, India, Thursday, March 27, 2014. In ... more 
Rukhsar Khatoon, the last person in India to contract polio, hangs on the handle of a tube well in Shahpara Village, 60 kilometers (40 miles) west of Kolkata, India, Thursday, March 27, 2014. In India, the scourge of polio ends with Khatoon, a lively 4-year-old girl who contracted the disease when she was a baby after her parents forgot to get her vaccinated. On Thursday, after three years with no new cases, the World Health Organization formally declared India polio-free. (AP Photo/Bikas Das) less 
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Thu, Mar 27, 2014 11:00 AM EDT