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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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July 6, 1885

On July 6, 1885, Louis Pasteur successfully tested his anti-rabies vaccine on young Joseph Meister. Nine-year-old Meister had just been recently bit multiple times by a rabid dog and was waiting to die. Pasteur’s vaccine was administered and Meister lived. … Continue reading

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