Shawn L. Bird

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Will 2013 be the year we end polio? December 27, 2012

Filed under: Commentary,Rotary — Shawn L. Bird @ 7:18 pm
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This week stats for Polio cases worldwide as of Dec 26, 2012:

Just 215 cases world wide in all 2012!!!!!!!

(vs 650 in 2011, and a thousand a day in the 1980s).

We’re THIS CLOSE to ending Polio!

Let’s make 2013 be the year!

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polio today- we’re THIS CLOSE! September 14, 2012

Filed under: Commentary,Rotary — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:30 am
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http://www.polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitoring/Poliothisweek.aspx

Wow.  From a thousand cases a DAY when Rotary started the campaign to eradicate polio back in 1985 to only 134 cases so far in ALL of 2012!!

Yay Rotary and partners!  We’re THIS CLOSE to ending polio!

 

 
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