Medicine: Where Is the Vaccine?

All across the U.S., the needles were flashing, arms were stinging, and the lollipop business was booming. In and around Atlanta last week, 18,301 youngsters in the first and second grades got the Salk polio vaccine provided by the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. In Dallas it was 59,000 youngsters in the first four grades. In hundreds of counties along or near the U.S.'s southern border, where the 1955 polio season is starting, there was the same bustle. Los Angeles and San Francisco also got in under the wire, but the rest of the country was still waiting, in line with...

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