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Snapshots: Demonstrating the Safety of Vaccine, 1956

Snapshots: Demonstrating the Safety of Vaccine, 1956

Caption on the reverse of the photo: “March 13– Dr. Archibald Vinson, head of the City Health Department, administers a dosage of polio vaccine to his granddaughter, Becky Simmons, in her classroom at Calvin Coolidge Elementary School, as a demonstration of his confidence in Dr. Jonas Salk’s new creation. – Harlow Barton, Clarion-Standard” In 1956,…

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