Video on vaccination: Fighting polio


Polio is an infectious disease mostly contracted by children. One in two hundred people develop incurable paralysis after infection.

In 1955, a vaccine was invented and was introduced on a wide scale. Thanks to global efforts, polio was eliminated from the Western Hemisphere by 1994, and has greatly decreased worldwide.

Learn more about polio in our video (turn on subtitles in your language)!


Cover of the video: Fighting polio