The man in the iron lung
A polio survivor on the vital importance of remembering virus outbreaks of the past. When he was six, Paul Alexander contracted polio and was paralysed for life. Now at 74, he's one of the last people in the world still using an iron lung. After surviving one deadly outbreak, he did not expect to find himself threatened by another. Linda Rodriguez McRobbie shares his remarkable story in the Guardian.
From The Guardian