Polio then and now – the story of a crippling disease on the verge of eradication
A passage in Philip Roth’s novel Nemesis describes the horror of catching polio in the US town of Newark in 1944, when outbreaks of the disease were common and each summer was spent in fear of infection. “Finally the cataclysm began – the monstrous headache, the enfeebling exhaustion, the severe nau…
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February 15, 2017 at 07:09AM

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