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Eradicate

To completely do away with something, eliminate it, end its existence.
Mentioned in: Smallpox
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"We hypothesized that Aedes was eradicated from Palmyra primarily because its persistence depended on taking blood meals from rats."
Lakhani said, "Essential Immunization" is a revolution in medicine that has eradicated smallpox and polio from the world and hopefully Measles will also be eradicated in the near future.
Essential Immunization is a revolution in medicine that has eradicated smallpox and polio from the world and hopefully Measles will also be eradicated in near future if rate of essential immunization reaches 90 % or over in all developing countries including Pakistan.
Rosenbauer pointed to the case of smallpox: so far the only human disease to have been eradicated globally.
'Well of course, it will be probably - kung hindi mawala totally 'yan (if it's not totally eradicated) - it will be minimized.
"Mission number one is to get to zero cases and eradicate polio," Memon said.A country must have no cases for three consecutive years in order to be considered to have eradicated polio by the World Health Organisation.
'Poliomyelitis has almost eradicated from our country but further efforts to nip it in the bud should continue till transmission of Polio virus is stopped completely.
'But we will not relax until polio is eradicated', he resolved.
With all due respect, in my opinion the only time to celebrate is when road death has been totally eradicated, for it not only 'crucifies' the victim's family but it also 'crucifies' the killer's family as well.
It is estimated that more than 60,000 South Sudanese women suffer from obstetric fistula, a preventable condition that has been almost entirely eradicated in the developed world where access to emergency obstetric care is widely available.
Summary: Twenty dunums of land planted with opium have been eradicated by the authorities, it was announced Thursday.
How many more barriers will need surmounting before a second infection becomes eradicated?