Yvonne Carts-Powell

Eradicate polio

In Science, technology on May 25, 2012 at 8:00 am

My family has personal experience with polio, and with the lifelong damage it does to survivors.

There have been large outbreaks of the virus in Africa, Tajikistan and China has had its first cases for more than a decade.

Vaccination works. We can eradicate polio — if the vaccination programs have enough funds, and if enough parents get their children vaccinated.

BBC News – 'Emergency plan' to eradicate polio launched.

WHO: Efforts To Eradicate Polio Failing

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