. The name strikes fear in the hearts of people who have known it first hand. Rotary and other organizations have spent billions of dollars to wipe it out, worldwide, but we have not quite succeeded. It is still as close as New York. About four more years and some $4 billion dollars are needed to finish the job.
From District 7620 Rotarian Kenneth Sower:
Consider these recent headlines:
CNN: Polio has reemerged in the U.S. Who should get a polio vaccine now?
Forbes: Polio Outbreak in NY Puts U.S. On List Of Countries Where Virus Circulates, CDC Says.
NPR: Polio virus detected in more wastewater near New York City.
NBC News: New York declares a state of emergency over Polio.To download the film, go to daretodreamfilm.com.
Sower recommends taking a look at the film produced by District 7620 and consider sharing it with others. There is an edited 28 minute version as well as a full length version.