Letter to the editor: Get a shot
March 26, 2021
Over our many decades of service Rotary International has supported global public health initiatives, the most significant being the more than 35 years of effort to eradicate polio. Our goal of ridding the world of this disease is closer than ever.
As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we’ve reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979.
We have seen through the polio initiative and other public health efforts the success of vaccines to prevent and eliminate illness. Rotary has decades of experience...