Medicine: Polio Imbroglio

As the big freeze hit Atlanta last week, signaling the approach of the annual low point in polio infection, the U.S. Public Health Service called its committee on poliomyelitis control into session there to plan for the spring and summer campaign when the disease attacks again. Hostilities promptly broke out within the council of war itself, mainly over the relative merits of the Salk injected and the Sabin oral vaccines. The chief antagonists were the National Foundation's crusty perennial chairman, Basil O'Connor, and the University of Cincinnati's inventive, acidulous Dr. Albert B. Sabin....

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