August 30, 2009 in Features

A Spokane family sips an oral polio vaccine the weekend of Sept. 8-9, 1962. In the largest mass immunization campaign in Washington state, more than 108,000 Spokane area residents stood in line at area schools to drink the “Sabin Punch,” as the vaccine was called in honor of Dr. Albert Sabin, the researcher who developed it.


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