Will I take a Chinese virus vaccine if/when it first comes out? Probably not. Here's why: In 1950 at age five I became a polio paraplegic, before the vaccine. In 1954 clinical trials began using the Salk vaccine. In 1955 a nightmare happened, called The Cutter Incident.
"In April 1955 more than 200 000 children in five Western and mid-Western USA states received a polio vaccine in which the process of inactivating the live virus proved to be defective. Within days there were reports of paralysis and within a month the first mass vaccination programme against polio had to be abandoned. Subsequent investigations revealed that the vaccine, manufactured by the California-based family firm of Cutter Laboratories, had caused 40 000 cases of polio, leaving 200 children with varying degrees of paralysis and killing 10...."
Because I had only had one of the three types of polio, I received the vaccination in 1955, with no ill ...
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