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Polio Is Making A Comeback

Nov 15, 2019

As the global effort to eradicate polio gets tantalizing close to its goal, the program is running in to new challenges.

One of the biggest obstacles this year is the proliferation of so-called "vaccine-derived" polio outbreaks.

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A new poll shows most Ohio adults agree children should have the required vaccinations in order to enroll in public school. 

With the recent breakout of measles and mumps, medical groups in Ohio are ramping up efforts to encourage immunizations.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and health leaders have been encouraging people to protect themselves and their children from infectious diseases.

The Ohio Association of School Nurses says now is a good time for parents to get their children immunized.