If you're near Philadelphia, please join us Monday, October 1, at 6:30 pm, for a free talk by March of Dimes Archivist David Rose. Register at http://davidrose-eorg.eventbrite.com/. The talk will be held at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22 Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103.
It is possible we may see polio eradicated from the world in our lifetime. The elusive goal of polio eradication began with the race to develop an effective vaccine in the mid-twentieth century. Little was known about poliovirus then, but the research of Jonas Salk, Albert Sabin, and other scientists catapulted into the news headlines through the efforts of the March of Dimes. More