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Rotarian’s Primer

Just updated! Our pamphlet “A Rotarian’s Primer on Polio Eradication and Polio Survivor Support” has been written and edited by experts in the field to answer questions about these topics.  Please download a copy and distribute!  

Virus scare familiar to those who remember polio

By Linda Hersey Contributing Writer SOUTH PORTLAND (May 7): When Penny Pachios Carson grew up in Cape Elizabeth, families avoided crowds because they feared catching polio. [0] So Carson played at the beach instead. No one knew at the time that sewage discharged from town pipes into the bay carried the polio virus. Three Cape […]