News: Polio Prevention (Aug-1949)

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----Source: Clark Co. Press: Neillsville, WI; Aug-1949

Nineteen cases of polio have been reported in Clark County as of July 30. Precautionary measures are being taken such as the spraying of DDT for flies and mosquitoes; poisoning of rats, and quickly burying collected garbage, in an attempt to stop the spread of the disease.

 

 


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