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The Polio Epidemic Also Kept Children Home

And polio didn’t just go away.

There is no cure for polio. Yes. Polio has gone away in the United States. It’s gone because of a vaccine.

Some cities got rabid about getting rid of it; in other words, they realized that since there is no cure, the next best step is to prevent it.

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Vanessa Robinson

Writer and Observer: Injustice, History, Family, Love, and Politics. Electrical Engineer. Completing First Historical Fiction Novel.