End of Polio (99 images)

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In 1985, India had approximately about 150,000 polio case and experts always said that the world can only be polio-free if India can do so. 26 year later, Rukhsar Khatoon, 18 months old, was the last person in India who was infected by the polio virus. Since the infection of Rukhsar India remains polio free –a milestone regarding the worldwide fight against poliomyelitis. After the eradication of the smallpox it will be the second time in the history of human beings that a virus will...
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