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The Unexpected Legacy

“I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I conquered my nightmares because of my dreams” – Jonas Salk In 1952 Dr. Jonas Salk introduced the first polio vaccine. ¬†He was so convinced of its effectiveness that he … Continue reading

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Polio Diaries, Episode 2

Memories from my early polio years are pretty vague so I do have to work at retrieving them. ¬†However with the 60th anniversary of the vaccine introduction to Canada coming up in 2015 I do feel it is important to … Continue reading

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