Advances in Health: Hartford HealthCare Physician reflects on Uncle’s Development of First Polio Vaccine

Advances in Health

Hartford HealthCare physician reflects on uncle’s development of first polio vaccine. Like all emergency room physicians, Dr. Salk suddenly found himself on the front-lines fighting a global pandemic. 

The world breathed a sigh of relief when a vaccine was created for COVID-19, much like back in the 1950’s….when polio catapulted a nation into crisis…Dr. Salk’s uncle… Jonas Salk would answer the call.

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, log onto HartfordHealthCare.org/Vaccine.

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