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The re-emergence of polio
Why is a disease once considered almost eradicated, now on the rise once more?
The man who built Aotearoa's first iron lung
A creative father and son built a pioneering polio respirator.
Your Place
Pātea's iron lung
Visit Whanganui Regional Museum to learn how polio affected this region.
Telling Science
What is polio?
Polio is viral disease that causes muscle paralysis, especially in children.
Parallels to the past
Lockdown Learning in 1947
Think lockdown learning and working from home is new? Think again.