It was assumed that Martha’s parents would outlive her ever since

When Martha Mason was only 11 years-old, her big brother passed away from contracting polio. She didn’t want to tell her parents, but Martha realized she had the same symptoms.
Because of the terrible disease and lack of treatment at the time, she became paralyzed.

Post Polio Litaff, Association A.C _APPLAC Mexico

The Polio Crusade

THE POLIO CRUSADE IN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE A GOOD VIDEO THE STORY OF THE POLIO CRUSADE pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease. The medical breakthrough saved countless lives and had a pervasive impact on American philanthropy that ... Continue reading..http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/polio/

Erradicación de La poliomielitis

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Salk Institute