From the September 21Chicago Sun Times

Social media is playing a key role in Rotary International’s quest to make up for increasing costs and recession-wracked countries’ funding cuts to eradicate polio — just as the goal reaches a tipping point.

"We are 99 percent of the way to making polio the second disease to be ended after smallpox,' said Carol Pandak, director of PolioPlus, the Evanston-based organization’s polio-eradication effort. 'We have a chance to make history as a generation by eradicating the second disease."

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