Eradicate

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Eradicate

To completely do away with something, eliminate it, end its existence.
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First, it has appeared more difficult a goal than ever, and second, there has been very intense debate on the issue, underlining the need for finding solutions for hurdles in eradications.
The last year (2006) has been a nightmare period in polio eradication (2).
In the editorial (1) the authors enumerate the problems in Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), questioning/challenging some well known facts including the incidence of polio before 1988, they have conveniently forgotten many milestones in this process.