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Innovation Series: Clinical Trials Are Bringing Polio Eradication Within Reach

Reliefweb - Dec 7, 2016
While the partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) know a great deal about how to stop the poliovirus, they are always seeking out ways to improve and bring us closer towards eradication. Currently, clinical trials are helping the ...

Polio-free country

The News International - Dec 7, 2016
A three-day anti-polio campaign is also set to launch on December 19. The health department of the country is commended for taking out this step to free the country from the plague of the polio disease. The drive starting from December 19 is aimed to ...

Polio survivors race against the clock

York Daily Record/Sunday News - Dec 7, 2016
Poznanski, 62, was born in Israel, where he contracted paralytic polio when he was 4 months old. He said his mother rushed him on a plane to the U.S. to save his life. She took him to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and then to Children's Hospital Boston.

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Polio books

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio

by: Peg Kehret
In a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret writes about months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again.
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The Golden Age: A Novel

by: Joan London
Publisher's Weekly Best Book of 2016

Winner of the 2015 Prime Minister's Award for Fiction

Joan London, author of Gilgamesh, gives her readers an immensely satisfying and generous-hearted story about displacement, recovery, resilience, and love with The Golden Age.
Thirteen-year-old Frank Gold’s family, Hungarian jews, escape the perils of World War II to the safety of Australia in the 1940s. But not long after their arrival Frank is diagnosed with polio.
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The Polio Story - The Vaccine That Changed the World

It was 1952, and polio gripped the world in fear. There was no known cause, no cure and no help in sight for parents desperate to protect their children. Across ...

What is polio? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

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The American Polio Epidemic--- a complete overview in minutes

The Polio Epidemic wreaked havoc on America from 1916 until 1955, when a vaccine finally came out. In an era of advancing technology and increased ...

Polio Documentary - The Vaccine That Changed The World - World Documentary HD

Polio Documentary - The Vaccine That Changed The World - World Documentary HD Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious ...

Is Polio Still a Threat? -- The Doctors

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