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 2024

60% 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 many thousands of children again in our lifetime. Governments, with support from the GPEI, have the tools and strategies needed to end polio for good, but we need your help to finish the job.

Join in and raise 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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