Where polio hides For a 13-month-old boy whose family lives in northeastern Nigeria, escaping Boko Haram was only the beginning of a long, difficult journey. More info @ http://ift.tt/2ppaLxe Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 07, 2017 at 07:24PM

A post-polio syndrome primer on the lasting effects of the virus Between 1917 and 1953, more than 10,000 Canadians were infected with polio. But for some of those who survived, a dark legacy of the virus survived with them — post-polio syndrome. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qKagON Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) […]

Responding to a Polio Outbreak Anytime a child is paralysed by polio in any country, the World Health Organization moves fast to stop the virus. From gathering information to coordinating … More info @ https://youtu.be/CtHbk0GL6sE Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 03, 2017 at 01:06PM

Michel Zaffran on Twitter “Proof that #VaccinesWork! 16 million walking is something to celebrate! @WHO @UNICEFpolio @EndPolioNow https://t.co/cg8QMeB8Kg #EndPolio https://t.co/CEVoq6FFBx” More info @ https://twitter.com/michelzaffran/status/859426291531100160?s=09 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 03, 2017 at 12:47PM

Tiwa Savage Joins Rotary for Polio Eradication – Business Post Nigeria By Dipo Olowookere Nigerian music star, Tiwa Savage, has been announced as the new celebrity ambassador of Rotary for the eradication of polio in the society. Rotary started an awareness campaign for the eradication of polio it tagged ‘This Close’ and to achieve this […]

Polio: Health organisations call for final push to eradicate the highly contagious disease “I have to be careful, my legs collapse, down I go, and bang…” More info @ http://ift.tt/2oY8QzG Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC April 30, 2017 at 12:30PM

End Polio Watch our fourth annual World Polio Day event, co-hosted with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We streamed live from CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, bringing together more than 50,000 viewers around the world. Joining us were celebrities and experts to share our progr… More info @ http://ift.tt/2qpHMtd Automated post […]

Julius Youngner, Pitt polio pioneer, dies at 96 Julius S. Youngner, a key member of the University of Pittsburgh team that developed a polio vaccine with Dr. Jonas E. Salk, has died. Youngner … More info @ http://ift.tt/2qgNVc6 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC April 29, 2017 at 05:53AM

The Polio Surveillance System The search for the poliovirus is triggered when any child is found with acute flaccid paralysis. From the most remote communities to the laboratory, the Worl… More info @ https://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=SFC30Y8XbIA&u=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DVkQtHY8G3MM%26feature%3Dshare Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC April 27, 2017 at 11:23AM

Polio vaccine trials begin – Apr 26, 1954 – HISTORY.com On this day in History, Polio vaccine trials begin on Apr 26, 1954. Learn more about what happened today on History. More info @ http://ift.tt/2pB3sXd Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC April 26, 2017 at 05:41PM