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March 12, 1911

On March 12, 1911, Dr. Simon Flexner of the Rockefeller Institute and his assistant, Dr. Hideyo Noguchi discovered the cause of infantile paralysis. It was caused by a virus, the poliovirus. Dr. Flexner and Dr. Noguchi laid the first block … Continue reading

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February 23, 1954

On February 23, 1954, the first mass vaccination of children against polio was started in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There were no idiot ‘Karens’ screaming and moaning about how vaccines poison children and how the vaccines were causing autism. The parents of … Continue reading

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December 21, 1998

On December 21, 1998, the first vaccine for Lyme disease was approved. No ‘Karens’ in the effected regions of the United States rose up and protested against their children getting this protection. Probably because the internet was not developed enough … Continue reading

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September 10, 1945

On September 10, 1945, Mike the Headless Chicken was decapitated in Fruita, Colorado. He survived for another 18 months before he choked to death. Before his death, he did win two debates. One with a Flat Earther and the other … Continue reading

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August 10, 1921

On August 10, 1921, future President and World Leader, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was stricken with polio. It would take another 34 years before Dr. Jonas Salk would develop the first polio vaccine. Anti-vaxxers would have us relive the dangerous and … Continue reading

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June 15, 1907

On June 15, 1907 researcher, George Soper, published the results of his investigation in the typhoid outbreaks in the New York area. He announced that Mary Mallon, a cook, was the likely source. It very rapidly became clear that Ms. … Continue reading

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