12-The Polio Virus _v.2_

Be effects on appalachia the population of children

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Unformatted text preview: e Effects on Appalachia The population of children in Wytheville, Virginia greatly decreased in the summer of 1950 due to the polio virus 1950 Polio in Today’s World Although polio has been eradicated in most countries it still exists. countries Developing countries like Nigeria, India, Developing Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Pakistan, This is due to the lack of vaccine available in those countries. those Polio in Today’s World Even though the outbreak in Wytheville, VA as depicted in “Summer Without Children” was one of the worst in Appalachia, polio in the region today is virtually non-existent compared to the developing countries of the world. to...
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