Category: Clubs & Classes

October 24 Is World Polio Day. So, What Is Polio?

Dr. Honora Norton, RCSL Public Image Chair Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a paralyzing and potentially deadly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of five. The virus spreads from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can then attack the nervous system. Rotary International has been working to eradicate polio for…