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Fight against disease a personal one for Adair
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Polio survivor Jeff Adair has adapted to his condition and spent 36 years in government service, the last 16 with the Centers for Disease Control. - photo by Bill Zechman
Jeff Adair, a senior executive with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is one of the official guardians of the last remaining polio virus in America. The virus samples, kept for research purposes, are quarantined under extreme security conditions at one of the CDC laboratories in Atlanta.