Eradicate

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Eradicate

To completely do away with something, eliminate it, end its existence.
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Meanwhile, because of the security situation in Afghanistan, it is impossible that the poliovirus will be eradicated there in the near future.
BEIRUT: Twenty dunums of land planted with opium have been eradicated by the authorities, it was announced Thursday.
The author states that smallpox virus and poliovirus have both been eradicated and that both are now bioterrorism agents.
I successfully finished my second course of treatment for HCV about 2 years ago I eradicated HCV, or "cured" it.
Tsetse flies, which spread the fatal condition known as sleeping sickness, were eradicated from the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar in the 1990s.
With INL support, the Colombian government has eradicated both coca and heroin poppy at a pace that should begin to seriously deter future growing, even as it wipes out larger and larger percentages of the crops that currently become cocaine and heroin.
This additional time allows the otolaryngologist to detect any re-emergence of pathogens that were not eradicated.
Can polio be eradicated before the growing fatigue of the endemic and donor countries results in termination of support?
It was dropped because it would have taken 10 years to develop and many thought polio would be eradicated by then.