About Acute Polio
History of Polio
Tony Gould summarizes the history of polio in PHI's Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors, Maynard, F., & Headley, J., (1999).
What is poliomyelitis?
Explanation of acute poliomyelitis prepared by the authoritative Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia. For a detailed description, go to "The Pink Book."
Where can I find the number of polio survivors in the US?
Incidence Rates of Poliomyelitis in US
Where can I find the number of polio survivors in other countries?
PHI has received detailed information from the following countries. PHI invites polio-related groups in any country to send their statistics to firstname.lastname@example.org for publication.
England Germany Japan New Zealand
Traveling? Want to know about immunization?
CDC – Yellow Book:  Poliomyelitis – CDC Travelers' Health
and Travelers' Health Automated Information Line: 877-FYI-TRIP toll-free