The word polio has long burned images into the collective psyche. In fact, 63 years after the polio vaccine was released (in 1955) when asked, “What pops into your head when you hear the word polio?” – the vast majority still say: paralysis, kids with braces. FDR, March of Dimes, or iron lung machines.
The truth about polio infections and the polio vaccine are rarely discussed. What if it is very different than the story you’ve been told?