The Final Inch: Polio in India

2/25/2013 12:00 AM

Nearly 50 years after a vaccine for polio was developed in the United States, the polio virus still finds refuge in some of the world’s most vulnerable places. Into India’s impoverished neighborhoods, The Final Inch follows the massive–and yet highly personalized–mission to eradicate polio from the planet. One of history’s most feared diseases, now largely forgotten; Polio has become a disease of the world’s poor.