Milestone In Polio Elimination Reached

The World Health Organization announced this week that Type 3 polio has been eradicated, making it the second out of three types of the devastating infectious disease to be wiped out and paving the way for the final form of the disease to be eliminated in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where it continues to circulate. What do you think?

“Another tragic case of wildlife being hunted to extinction.”

Fred Rosebaum • Steamboat Captain

“Seems a little sloppy that we’re eliminating the three types of polio out of order, but okay.”

Greg Lacey • Animal Rights Lawyer

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“I guess we’re not giving polio any say in this.”

Tanner Greenwood • Systems Analyst

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