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Niwot High students are fighting a "Coin War" against polio

 

December 11, 2019

Sydney Rothstein

Jars stand in each English classroom to mark each block's earnings

Students of Niwot High School are adding their own two cents to the fight against Polio. Polio (poliomyelitis) is a contagious disease that invades the brain and spinal cord, causing severe paralysis that can lead to health complications and even death.

While public awareness, support, and prevention have been successful in the U.S., there are still places in the world where this disease is le...



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