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To eradicate polio, scientists turn virus into a shell of itself

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Jan 19, 2017
A 3-dimensional representation of a single poliovirus virion. It was produced by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) medical illustrators.

Son of Salk: cooperation will end polio

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News - Jan 19, 2017
Salk spoke to 150 students, medical professionals and Pittsburghers about achieving polio eradication as part of the series “Food for Thought,” a talk the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health sponsored Wednesday evening ...

Tahera works towards a polio-free Afghanistan

ReliefWeb - Jan 18, 2017
“Polio is a very dangerous disease and people often underestimate how important and effective the vaccine is in preventing the irreversible consequences of the disease,” Tahera says. “I joined the polio programme because I want to raise awareness about ...

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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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by: Philip Roth
Set in a Newark neighborhood during a terrifying polio outbreak, Nemesis is a wrenching examination of the forces of circumstance on our lives.
Bucky Cantor is a vigorous, dutiful twenty-three-year-old playground director during the summer of 1944. A javelin thrower and weightlifter, he is disappointed with himself because his weak eyes have excluded him from serving in the war alongside his contemporaries. As the devastating disease begins to ravage Bucky’s playground, Roth leads us through every inch of emotion such a pestilence can breed: fear, panic, anger, bewilderment, suffering, and pain.
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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 ...

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