by David M. Oshinsky

Category: History

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  • Stories about how successful FDR was at keeping his paralysis out of public view are wild. This could never happen today with any politician. https://t.co/VldlHsWOzQ https://t.co/OtLn6ZVD8NLink to Tweet

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A history of the 1950s polio epidemic that caused panic in the United States examines the competition between Salk and Sabin to find the first vaccine and its implications for such issues as government testing of new drugs and manufacturers' liability.

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