Wellness Wednesday: Polio back in the U.S.
In July, the first US case of polio in nearly a decade appeared in New York. The case was contracted from someone who had received the oral polio vaccine which, although no longer used in the US, continues to be key to the global effort to eradicate polio.
Today on Wellness Wednesday, we’re taking a look at the complicated role of the polio vaccine. We’re also looking at hemorrhoids and over-the-counter hearing aids.
- Dr. William Petri, infectious disease specialist and chair of the WHO’s Polio Research Committee
- Dr. Michael Valente, colorectal surgeon, Cleveland Clinic
- Davy Weaver, director of clinical services, Columbus Speech & Hearing
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