This 2000 photograph depicted a girl who'd been suspected of suffering from acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), which turned out to be Guillain-Barre Syndrome rather than polio. The photo, taken following her recovery, showed her standing outside in her home village with her father. The image was provided by Chris Zahniser, B.S.N., R.N., M.P.H., a STOP Transmission of Polio (STOP) immunization initiative team member and photographer. Ms. Zahniser was at the time assigned to the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India, and spent three months working in the Districts of Gorakhpur and Deoria.
CDC/ Chris Zahniser, B.S.N., R.N., M.P.H.
November 20, 2012
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