Polio Eradication-End Insight?
It is rather paradoxical that after toiling for 35 years, Rotary and its GPEI partners finally got rid of the wild polio virus in Africa during a pandemic that stretched health care systems to breaking points, led to a pause in polio vaccinations campaign, stretched our finances to its limit and impacted routine immunization. But there it is. That is what happened. We are again witnessing in a rather subtle way during this Covid-19 pandemic a drastic reduction in the number of wild polio cases which may be signaling the last cases of the wild polio virus…….. Click to Download.