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  • The Polio Epidemic

    The Polio Epidemic

    University of California at Berkeley historian of medicine Elena Conis talked the symptoms and spread of the Polio in the United States. She also made comparisons between the spread and…

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  • The Development and Distribution of the Polio Vaccine in the 1950s

    The Development and Distribution of the Polio Vaccine in the 1950s

    University of California at Berkeley historian of medicine Elena Conis talked about the development and distribution of the polio vaccine in the 1950s. She also discussed lessons that can…

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  • Testing the Polio Vaccine

    Testing the Polio Vaccine

    After viewing a March of Dimes video of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz encouraging people to donate money to fund the testing of the polio vaccine, University of California at Berkeley…

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  • The Eradication of Polio in the United States

    The Eradication of Polio in the United States

    University of California at Berkeley historian of medicine Elena Conis talked about the timeline of events after the development of the polio vaccine that led to the eradication of polio in…

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  • The Role of the CDC in the Polio Vaccine

    The Role of the CDC in the Polio Vaccine

    University of California at Berkeley historian of medicine Elena Conis talked about the role of the Centers for Disease Control during the distribution of the polio vaccine.

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  • User Clip polio cases plummeted

    User Clip: polio cases plummeted

    due to vaccination polio cases plummeted

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