Make Sure Your Kids Are Vaccinated Against Polio

An illustration of the poliovirus. Credit: CDC

Parents of kids who haven’t had the poliovirus vaccine—a surprisingly large number, we just learned—might consider history. Before the highly effective vaccine was developed in the 1950s, polio caused 15,000 cases of paralysis…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Health & science writer. Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness. My new book, “Make Sleep Your Superpower,” is coming Nov. 1.