Medicine: Capsules, Jul. 2, 1956

¶ The famed Pasteur Institute of Paris put on sale 6,000 series (three shots each) of a modified Salk anti-polio vaccine, found the situation in France diametrically opposite to that in the U.S.: supply far exceeds demand. One reason is that polio is much less common in France; so is the wherewithal to buy the vaccine, which costs $7.15 for the three shots.

¶ Nationwide surveys of illness and disability, the first in 20 years, are authorized in bills passed by both Senate and House. Estimated annual cost of the continuing program to find out...

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