350,000 children were paralyzed by polio every year before 1988 

20 million children are walking today who would have otherwise been paralyzed

Only 2 countries remain endemic with wild polio in 2023

80% of variant polio cases are in only 4 subnational regions 

We have a historic opportunity to get to zero cases, but if we don’t keep working, polio could quickly make a comeback, paralyzing hundreds of thousands of children again in our lifetime. The GPEI has the knowledge and tools to end polio for good, but we need your help to finish the job.  

Join the Make Polio History campaign by raising your voice in support of polio eradication to tell donors, polio-affected country governments and other global partners that eradication is possible and urgently needed now. 

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