Feb. 23, 1954 | Clinical Trials Begin for Jonas Salk’s Polio Vaccine On Feb. 23, 1954, children from an elementary school in Pittsburgh received injections of Dr. Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine in a mass inoculation. More info @ http://ift.tt/2F2NmwP Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 23, 2018 at 12:42PM

How polio continues to affect the lives of those who caught it in childhood Post-polio syndrome can affect people exposed to the polio virus up to 40 years earlier. More info @ http://ift.tt/2C809Nh Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 21, 2018 at 05:05PM

HSE battles new wave of polio issues 30 years after last recorded case Up to three patients a month presenting with post-polio syndrome at Beaumont Hospital More info @ http://ift.tt/2EAwPkh Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 17, 2018 at 03:34PM

Squamish athlete chosen for Canada’s Paralympic ski team A local athlete will be representing Squamish at the Paralympics in PyeongChang this year. Alex Cairns has been chosen to join Canada’s para-alpine ski team. He’s expected to be competing in the . . . More info @ https://shar.es/1Lnp9o Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group […]

This is Why You Shouldn’t Pity the Paraplegic Life does not stop, nor does it get less interesting the day you no longer use your legs. For me, it allowed me to up my game. Show not only others but most importantly myself, just how strong I was. More info @ http://ift.tt/2nGu0nj Automated post from […]

Daily News gifts rare Franklin Roosevelt photo to think tank A rare photograph of President Franklin Roosevelt wearing the braces he needed to stabilize his polio-stricken legs was unveiled Monday. More info @ http://ift.tt/2AIC5LT Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 02, 2018 at 03:11PM

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Spin the Globe Those lines next to handicap parking spaces? NOT for carts, cars, or motorcycles, folks. PLEASE help spread the word about what these lines are really for by sharing my new less-than-a-minute video!! Thank you!! 😀♿ More info @ http://ift.tt/2ndnymT Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC January 27, […]

Attention polio survivors in Colorado

Attention Polio Survivors   Polio survivors who would like a polio evaluation, the Colorado Post-Polio Traveling Clinic will come to a Colorado town near you. More info @ http://ift.tt/2GkdfGj Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC January 25, 2018 at 07:14PM

KC woman one of few relying on iron lung to help her breathe after polio paralyzed her Mona Randolph is one of only a handful of people in the U.S. still relying on an iron lung to help her breathe, and there’s a reason she hasn’t embraced more modern solutions. More info @ http://ift.tt/2DjxYId Automated […]