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“World Polio Day” Raises Funds To Bring Vaccines To Countries Impacted By Polio

“World Polio Day” Raises Funds To Bring Vaccines To Countries Impacted By Polio

| October 24, 2013

Polio is an infectious disease that effects the brain and spine and can be fatal. The disease only exists in a few countries and there’s no cure, but vaccines are the best way to stop the disease from spreading, that’s why funding efforts have been created like World Polio Day. The University of Maine at […]

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UMPI and Presque Isle Rotary Club joined forces to recognize world Polio day

UMPI and Presque Isle Rotary Club joined forces to recognize world Polio day

| October 23, 2013

UMPI and Presque Isle Rotary Club joined forces to recognize world Polio day.  Polio is 99% eradicated, however that means that 1% of the world is still effected.  We spoke with one man tonight whose wife is living proof that this can be beaten. ” She had polio when she was 20 months old and […]

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World Polio Day -”End Polio Now”

World Polio Day -”End Polio Now”

| October 24, 2012

You’ve heard of a green thumb, but how about a purple pinkie!?  See how one project is helping to end the infectious disease “polio” for good, one person at time, one  purple pinkie at a time.

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