August 25, 2019

Primary Source Spotlight: Polio

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Historical newspaper coverage of polio

A Special Report on Polio 1955 film

U.S. legislation related to polio from 1985 on

When Polio Was Defeated by a Vaccine…and a Seven-Year-Old Girl Now See Hear! blog post October 28, 2014

Polio timeline History of Vaccines, College of Physicians of Philadelphia

What is Polio? CDC

Jonas Salk historical newspaper coverage

Jonas Salk speech at the National Press Club April 12, 1965 (PDF)

S.Res.101, 109th Congress – A resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the development of the Salk polio vaccine and its importance in eradicating the incidence of polio

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