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Polio in NYC, 1916
- Polio cases and deaths in New York City 1916
- More than 2,000 people would die in New York City alone in the 1916 epidemic. Across the United States in 1916, polio took the lives of about 6,000 people, leaving thousands more paralyzed.
- The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Diseases & Vaccines
- The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The Epidemic of Poliomyelitis (Infantile Paralysis) in New York City in 1916. Department of Health of New York City, 1916.