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The Vaccines

Watch as Olakunle Alonge reviews the history of polio vaccines and vaccination campaigns. (Step 1.8)

Olakunle Alonge, MD, MPH, PhD Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

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The lecturer contrasts the epidemic nature of polio in 1950s US versus the endemic nature of the disease in places where the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is still working. What are the implications of these distinctions between epidemic and endemic disease for polio communications and immunization?

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