Robin Cavendish was a respirator dependent polio survivor whose life story is told in the new movie Breathe.
DDT is a pesticide that was widely used after World War II and was sometimes sprayed in a vain attempt to keep polio outbreaks from getting out of control. That is the only connection to polio though.
Learn just how quickly most anti-vaccine misinformation can be debunked if you simply practice being a little skeptical and do your own research.
It is no fun having a vaccine-preventable disease. Believe me, I still remember having a bad case of chicken pox when I was a kid. So how is the board game Candy Land associated with vaccines? Eleanor Abbot designed Candy Land for kids recovering from polio in 1948. It was played on the hospital wards …