Polio is almost completely eradicated. But as Bruce Aylward says: Almost isn’t good enough with a disease this terrifying. Aylward lays out the plan to continue the scientific miracle that ended polio in most of the world — and to snuff it out everywhere, forever.


  1. #1 MacTurk
    May 25, 2011

    This is something worth getting behind.

    Oh, sorry, you mean use them evul vaccines? Oh NOOOOOOOO!

  2. #2 John Zimmer
    June 2, 2011

    Great to see you promoting this TED Talk. I am one of Bruce’s colleagues at the WHO. The work that he and his team are doing is well and truly terrific.

    I analyzed Bruce’s talk from a public speaking perspective. If you are interested, you can see it here: http://wp.me/pwfa1-1Fj