Africa certified free of wild polio

Jeff Coup, chairman of Rotary District 7360’s Polio Plus campaign, leads a bike ride that raised funds for Rotary’s polio eradication efforts. Africa was recently certified to be free of wild polio.

MILTON — Rotary International has entered its final push to eradicate polio.

Jeff Coup, president of the Milton Rotary Club, also serves as the Rotary District 7360 Polio Plus chairman. He became involved with Rotary’s Polio Plus campaign when it was launched in 1985.

Staff writer Kevin Mertz can be reached at 570-742-9671 or email

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