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Eradicating Polio

Africa Is Going To Be Polio-Free Soon

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact

After years of frustrating pushback, Africa may soon be able to declare itself polio-free. The disease that affects mostly children under 5 and can...

WATCH: Why Eradicating A Disease Is So Hard

Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Howard

We've done it before. In 1980, the world wiped the devastating disease smallpox off the face of the earth -- making it the only human disease eradicated in history. So what does it take to destroy another human disease again?