New Program Eyed to Tackle Polio

Posted by: Medical Observer

EXTANT world boxing champion Diosdado “Dodie Boy” Peñalosa—he now trains Nonito Donaire, a rising global ring icon– may have prolonged his reign in two weight divisions had he been spared the battle against a disease that has always threatened to bring a man to his knees. He has been suffering from polio since he was born in 1962—one among many children that slipped past the nationwide anti-polio immunization drive.