The foundation called for the manufacture of enough vaccines to inoculate over nine million children and pregnant women. American Press and Radio declared victory for Salk and the “greatest medical discovery of the century.”
Then came disastrous news. Inoculated children began contracting polio. More and more cases were being reported by the day, including satellite cases where parents and siblings of inoculated children were contracting the disease, even when the inoculated child was not suffering. READ MORE….