Polio is a virus that enters the body orally. it doesn’t always cause serious illness, but can cause paralysis. In 1916 a polio epidemic in the United States which killed 6,000 people and paralyzed 27,000. During the 1950’s there were over 25,000 cases of polio reported each year. In 1955, administration of the vaccine began. By… Continue Reading »

  If you have a healthy 4 to 6 year old child, he/she may qualify for a clinical research study testing to protect against DTAP-IPV (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis combined with the Inactivated Polio Virus Vaccine). Basic qualifications are: 4-6 years of age Healthy Male or Female Current on Immunizations Parental Consent   If you… Continue Reading »