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Daily Archives: October 24, 2014

Today is World Polio Day! Show Your Support to End the Fight!

Today, October 24th, there is a worldwide recognition of World Polio Day. At its peak, polio paralyzed and killed up to half a million people every year, before Jonas Salk invented a vaccine in 1955 (IPV). The Salk vaccine inactivated polio rapidly and cut polio transmission in the United States, from 20,000 cases per year