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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 in curing a disease that for centuries had devastated and crushed families. Because of them, … Continue reading

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October 8, 2001

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2001 radio commentator and personality Rush Limbaugh announced to his listeners that he was totally deaf in his left ear and had only partial hearing in his right ear and that the condition had happened in a three month time period. He explained that his physician told him that … Continue reading

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