Polio is 99% eradicated. Why stop there?

Polio is an infectious disease that invades the nervous system and can cause irreversible paralysis and even death. It is highly infectious, and can have debilitating impacts. While it can strike anyone, at any age, the disease mainly affects children under five years...

How we’ll stop polio for good

Polio is almost completely eradicated. But as Bruce Aylward says: Almost isn’t good enough with a disease this terrifying. Aylward lays out the plan to continue the scientific miracle that ended polio in most of the world — and to snuff it out everywhere,...

An Introduction to Polio

Polio is an infectious disease that invades the nervous system and can cause irreversible paralysis and even death. It is highly infectious, and can have debilitating impacts. While it can strike anyone, at any age, the disease mainly affects children under five years...

Piper and the End of Polio

Follow 24-year-old Piper Paquen from Pittsburgh, PA, as she pieces together the incredible unfinished story of the immense global effort to end polio.   Polio is this weeks GLADE focus. Piper Paquen from Pittsburgh, PA is out to stop polio. An Introduction to...
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