In Tiny Kansas Town, Pandemic Skeptics Abound Amid False Information And Politics


Residents of Protection, Kansas, gathered in the high school gym to receive polio shots on April 2, 1957. The mass inoculation event was staged by the March of Dimes, then known as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.

In 1957, residents of the southwestern town, Protection, set an example by being the first in the U.S. to be fully inoculated against polio. Now locals are divided on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.

(Image credit: Courtesy March of Dimes)

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