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Polio: Rotary, Bill Gates, and the Epidemic

Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 29 2021
Polio: Rotary, Bill Gates, and the Epidemic

Learn about the worldwide effort to eradicate polio.

OLLI at UA presents Polio: Rotary, Bill Gates, and the Epidemic. Bill Petty will discuss the history of the polio epidemic, past efforts made, the current status and the part Rotary and Bill Gates have played. The eradication of polio is one of Rotary’s long standing and most significant efforts. Along with other partners, they have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio in 122 countries. Polio cases have been reduced by 99.9 percent worldwide, and they will not stop until

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Free.  Pre-registration is required.

Contact: 205-348-6482

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  • Jun 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 01:15 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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