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Old 23 November 2017, 12:50 AM
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Originally Posted by thorny locust View Post

-- The polio vaccine came out when I was four. One of my earliest memories is of being in a car full of other little kids, all of us being taken to be vaccinated as soon as our parents could manage it. I had friends who were slightly older who were survivors. (The non-survivors, of course, I never got a chance to be friends with.)
I remember being vaccinated at school. My memory is that is was an inoculation but my sister is convinced it was given to us orally in a sugar cube. I don't know which of us is remembering right. I do know we were vaccinated! My mother was a nurse and had spent some of her early nursing career in a polio hospital. You can just imagine what her opinion of anti-vaxxers is.
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