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Sunday, November 21, 2021 :: 2:00pm

Polio in Indianapolis,
a timeline

Please join us virtually on Sunday, November 21st at 2:00 pm EST for "Polio in Indianapolis, a timeline" presented jointly by the Indiana Medical History Museum and the Marion County Historical Society.


Dr. Bill McNiece will present a timeline of polio in Indianapolis and the growth of polio as a public health concern and the development of vaccines, as published in Indianapolis newspapers. Long-time Indianapolis resident Bill Beck and childhood polio survivor Dr. Steve Dierdorf will share their first-person recollections of the disease. The panel will also discuss the state of polio today.


All are welcome.