Social Media in the Age of the “New Polio”

New England Journal of Medicine
March 28, 2019   Vol. 380 No. 13
http://www.nejm.org/toc/nejm/medical-journal

Perspective
Social Media in the Age of the “New Polio”
Riley Bove, M.D.
When her son developed acute flaccid myelitis, a neurologist turned to a parent support group on Facebook, where she found recommended rehabilitation experts, information on electrical stimulation devices, templates for letters to insurers, and other key information.