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My Experience in the Polio Ward

It took 4-year-old me years to recover from polio. Get your kids vaccinated instead.
Man giving a small child oral polio drops

A Polio Epidemiologist on the Anti-Vaccine Movement

If the people who oppose all vaccines got what they wanted, it would be disastrous where I work.
A cartoon of people playing a game show with photos of the heads of Heather Simpson, Paul Offit, and Dan Wilson badly photoshopped onto the bodies.

Ep. 74: Game Night

Put your Google down, and join our Vax Ambassadors for some fun! Each month, our Vax Ambassadors meet to learn something new about vaccines. This…

I Was One of the Last Americans to Get Polio

When I was young, I was the only kid in the whole school with a disability from polio. Years later I began to its the long-term effects.
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Ep. 68: Vaccines Year in Review

At the end of 2021, everyone may have thought that had been the Year of the Vaccine, but 2022 came along and said, "Hold my…

I’m a Polio Survivor. I Don’t Want You to Get It.

Polio is once again a public health threat in the United States. Grace is disappointed, though not surprised.

You Have the Power to Protect Me

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease when I was 9 years old. I receive IV infusions of a Crohn’s medication at the hospital every 8…

Ep. 42: Can We Get Back to Routine Vaccines?

While the world is consumed with justifiable fears of COVID-19, measles, polio, and even diphtheria are finding pathways to resurgence. What is going on with…

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