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A Tribute To Jonas Salk

In the year 1952 there were 58,000 cases polio diagnosed in the US alone.  This was the worst epidemic of polio in the nation’s history, and as a result 3,145 people died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis. The disease plagued the world, striking fear into the hearts of millions whenever an epidemic … Continue reading A Tribute To Jonas Salk