In a busy news week, an important issue has been in the headlines: the fight against polio.
The world is closer than ever to ending polio – the number of cases has dropped by more than 99 percent in the past 25 years – but we’re not there yet. A recent outbreak in Somalia and Kenya serves as a reminder about how fast the disease can spread. The international community has a plan to eradicate the disease in the next six years, but we need to keep polio on the global agenda to get there. Read more about polio in our news roundup and share this post to help us raise awareness of the urgent need to end this crippling disease for good.