A Final Push to End Polio

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A Final Push to End Polio

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 1:45pm

CAMPAIGN: Lilly Global Health Programs

CONTENT: Blog

by David Marbaugh

The world is almost polio free! Polio now exists in only three countries – Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. Thanks to the advocacy efforts of organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and ONE, the world is that much closer to completely eradicating this disease. Watch this powerful video from ONE.

The last time a child was paralyzed in the Americas was over 20 years ago. Lilly is proud to have played a role by helping manufacture the vaccine that enabled polio to be virtually eradicated in the United States by the early 1960s.

Read more about how you can help in this final push to end polio

Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Bill Gates | Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation | Corporate Responsibility | Health & Healthcare | Lilly | ONE Campaign | Polio

CAMPAIGN: Lilly Global Health Programs

CONTENT: Blog

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