After a mysterious illness paralyzed her son, mom turned to polio survivors for answers Lucian Olivera was paralyzed due to acute flaccid myelitis. A support group for polio survivors — all of them decades older than Lucian — provided support and wisdom for the boy and his family. More info @ https://ift.tt/2BNODoW Automated post from […]

End Polio Now Donating to #Rotary means reaching every child. Make an impact on #GivingTuesday endpol.io/give More info @ https://ift.tt/2r9kwT2 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC November 27, 2018 at 04:24PM

John I am humbled that Devin D. Thorpe interviewed me for his world famous program: “Your Mark on the World”. Devin is a world famous journalist and I am proud to have been given the chance to talk about polio, Post-Polio Syndrome and Rotary’s #PolioPlus efforts to eradicate polio worldwide. #CountdownToHistory #Rotary #EndPolioNow #PolioPlus #DropToZero […]

Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C. More info @ https://ift.tt/2zhgNqX Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC November […]

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