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UK microbiologist stresses childhood vaccinations in light of polio attention

Dr. Ilhem Messaoudi
University of Kentucky
Dr. Ilhem Messaoudi

The word polio, for many, conjures up an image of a disease from the past. But the case of polio in a New York man makes the point the disease is not long forgotten. Stu Johnson speaks with Dr. Ilhem Messaoudi, chair of the Department of Microbiology-immunology-molecular genetics at the University of Kentucky who speaks to the present issue.

Stu has been reporting for WEKU for more than 35 years. His primary beat is Lexington/Fayette government.
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