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Wed May 5, 2021, 03:01 PM

13. There was quite a bit of resistance to the Salk vaccine, too, and it took...

Elvis getting a shot on TV and a lot of serious medical types getting the microphone to change minds. And much resistance to masks and distancing in the 1918 Flu epidemic.

We were, in the 1950's, more attuned to technology and in a better mood to listen to experts. But it still took some effort. Things like the Cutter incident, where the vax had a problem and gave kids polio didn't help. But, amazingly, we eventually all got in line for the shots.

Today seems worse. Maybe, since tetanus, smallpox, diphtheria, and so many other diseases have been held at bay by vaxxing, we forgot how bad they once were.



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