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Re: Polio Outbreak


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Posted by Stan Field on Tuesday, May 29th 2018:

In Reply to: Polio Outbreak posted by Barb on Tuesday, May 29th 2018:

I remember the mothers in our neighborhood making us wear a clove of garlic around our necks to ward off the polio. Also, we couldn't go swimming at the beach because some people thought polluted water caused the disease.

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