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How FDR kept his partial paralysis a secret from the American public — even while he was on the campaign trail
The four-term president, who led America through the Great Depression and World War II, was stricken with polio when he was 39.
The Gates Foundation’s initial missteps in eradicating polio hold a powerful lesson about the importance of confronting failure
Bill and Melinda Gates initially failed to stop the spread of polio, so they took a step back and retooled their approach to be more effective.
Some diseases (including measles and polio) have been eliminated in the United States. Here's a look at how they were wiped out.
In his annual year-end letter, Bill Gates addressed the eradication of polio, saying he thought we'd be closer to eliminating the disease in 2018.
Suspected cases of the mysterious polio-like disease AFM has grown to 286, up more than 130 cases from last month
Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US.
So far this year, state health departments have referred 155 potential AFM cases to the CDC. AFM causes paralysis and mostly affects young children.
President Trump's proposed budget cuts to foreign aid have the Gates Foundation worried about backward steps in the fight to eradicate polio.
Gates says he thinks about what he can accomplish, not about what he can't.
Microsoft cofounder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates published his annual feel-good list on the progress we're making against poverty and disease.