April 12, 1955 ~ announcement of Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine - I still remember Polio and not being able to go to the movies or be in crowds until this...all anti-vaccine folks should be made to read and see the history of just this one disease and its elimination!!!!!!!
35 Astounding And Uplifting Facts About The Universe
Dr. Jonas Salk American scientist behind the first effective polio vaccine: Mar 29 1954 Cover of Time Magazine. He once wrote: " HOPE LIES IN DREAMS AND IN THE COURAGE OF THOSE WHO DARE TO MAKE DREAMS A REALITY "
WSJ's Brief History of Epidemics - polio - Joanne Wilson, 1955 National March of Dimes Poster Girl, looks on as her friend Roslyn Feigenbaum gets a Salk anti polio shot in New York in May 1955. parents volunteered their children, almost 2 million of them, for the massive public trials in 1954 that tested Jonas Salk's polio vaccine. 4 of 10.