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Correction: Virus Outbreak-Polio Memories story – Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia 2021-06-08 08:49:31 –

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, before the vaccine became available, the polio epidemic caused more than 15,000 paralysis each year and killed 3,145 people in the United States in 1952. As soon as the vaccine became widely available, the number of infections and deaths in the United States plummeted to hundreds per year and to dozens in the 1960s. In 1979, polio was eradicated in the United States.

Cincinnati (AP) — In an article on June 7, 2021, about the polio era compared to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Associated Press misnamed coach Joanico, director of the Adelphi University Parenting Institute. I was spelling it. It’s Kochi, not Kochi.

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