New light on an old disease still lived in the now It’s a disease often thought of in the past tense, but author Mervyn Dykes’ polio story is one from today. More info @ https://ift.tt/2ForvRJ Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC November 14, 2018 at 04:29PM

End Polio Now Watch, as Time Magazine’s Jeffrey Kluger travels to Nigeria to explore the work being done to #endpolio and what it will take to finish the job More info @ https://ift.tt/2CLUEmW Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC October 29, 2018 at 02:58PM

Jonas Edward Salk was born October 28, 1914 in New York City…..thanks to him, our first polio vaccine changed the world. #endpolio #rotarypoliosurivors

Jonas Salk, M.D. – Academy of Achievement “We were told in one lecture that it was possible to immunize against diphtheria and tetanus by the use of chemically-treated toxins, or toxoids. And the following lecture, we were told that for immunization against a virus disease, you have to experience the infection, and that you could […]

The CDC strongly recommends that all adults receive a polio booster. Even if you were vaccinated as a child or have been sick with polio before, you may need a booster dose to make sure you are protected, said the CDC. #rotarypoliosurvivors #endpolio

Polio Outbreak Warning Upgraded in 5 Countries The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published 5 separate Alert – Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions, regarding the increased spreading of the polio virus on October 26, 2018. These CDC Travel Alerts for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Somalia,… More […]

“People with disabilities, now the largest minority group in this country, are largely misunderstood by business leaders, managers, and well, a lot of people.”

6 Surprising Ways To Ditch Disability Bias In The Workplace Companies need to go the extra mile to understand and connect with the disability community, which is now the largest minority in the country. Start with these insights. More info @ https://ift.tt/2D9fFt5 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC October 26, […]

Rotary International Go behind-the-scenes as we get ready for our live World Polio Day update from Philadelphia. Join the World Polio Day broadcast on 24 October at 5:30 p.m. CDT. endpol.io/worldpolioday More info @ https://ift.tt/2yYl2GP Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC October 23, 2018 at 08:25PM

Our Newsletter, enjoy!

World Polio Day – Tell us about your projects World Polio Day was established by Rotary International over a decade ago to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis. Use of this inactivated poliovirus vaccine and subsequent widespread use of the oral poliovirus, developed by […]

Air Travelers With Disabilities To Get ‘Bill Of Rights’ A bill of rights for airline passengers with disabilities and enhanced disability training for TSA officers, among other changes, are on the way under a new federal law. More info @ https://ift.tt/2IJZhPv Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC October 21, 2018 […]

World Made Good ROTARY POLIO ERADICATION – The Pioneer Who Created Heroes It’s stealthy, silent and cruel, and still out there – even today Polio can paralyse and take the lives of children. However since 1979, armies of volunteers from Rotary have reduced the number of polio cases each year from 350,000 in 1985 to […]

PSA got a lot of attention at this Polio Network of New Jersey Annual Conference.

John Here at the Annual Polio Network of New Jersey (PNNJ) Conference. Great presentations by Nutritionist, Samantha Nuzio, from Hillsboro ShopRite and Dr. Michael Kossove. Couldn’t make it, the event will be on our website next week…. www.PNNJ.org We had a good representation of polio survivors from all of New Jersey, PA, DE. The Pennsylvania […]