Walter A. Orenstein, MD, is a professor of medicine and associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center at Emory University School of Medicine. He is also the director of the Influenza Pathogenesis and Immunology Research Center at Emory.

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

July 29, 2014
Walter A. Orenstein, MD

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on average. In contrast, in 2013…