Kōrero: Epidemics

Rehabilitation of polio victims

These children who suffered poliomyelitis are undergoing therapy at the Wilson Home for Crippled Children in Takapuna, Auckland, in 1948. Note the bowed, withered legs of some of these children.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 348. National Film Unit, 1948.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoff Rice, 'Epidemics - The polio era, 1920s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/27796/rehabilitation-of-polio-victims (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Geoff Rice, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 15 May 2018