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The Spread of Vaccine-Derived Polio

The historical record of the enterovirus poliovirus traces as far back as 1580 B.C.1 The modern record began in 1879 when the clinical effects of the poliovirus were first described by British physician Dr. Michael Underwood. By 1840, Dr. Jacob von Heine had developed the theory that the disease may be contagious. More than 50… Read More »

Children May Silently Spread COVID-19

Kids can get the coronavirus too, but what parents may not know is that children are more contagious despite having mild or no symptoms, according to a recent study by Massachusetts General Hospital. For the investigation, researchers looked at 192 children between ages 0 and 22. Of these individuals, 49 tested positive for the coronavirus,… Read More »