Tag Archives: polio

April 26, 1954

On April 26, 1954, mass trials of Jonas Salk’s anti-polio vaccine began. The first shot was delivered in Fairfax County, Virginia. More than 443,000 children received the shots in the first three months. Nowhere did anyone say, “Only .5% of … Continue reading

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April 12, 1955

On April 12, 1955, Dr. Jonas Salk declared the polio vaccine safe and effective. This was before the internet and idiots and fools had to create their own conspiracy theories and fake science. So, everyone made sure that their children … Continue reading

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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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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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April 12, 1955

On April 12, 1955 the University of Michigan Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center announced that the polio vaccine of Dr. Jonas Salk was “safe, effective, and potent.” Parents all over the United States demanded that the vaccine be administered to their … Continue reading

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