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Collection Polio Collection
Catalog Number 2017.018.003
Scope & Content Copy of a portion of the Hopwood Polio Scrapbook owned by the daughter of Cleveland physician Dr. Howard H. Hopwood, containing newspaper articles about the Sabin Oral Sundays (SOS) polio vaccination program.

These articles, published between June 24 and July 21, 1962, describe the course and outcome of the second round of oral vaccinations given to residents of Cuyahoga County under the SOS program on June 24 and July 1 of that year. This vaccination consisted of three drops of a vaccine containing Type III poliomyelitis virus on a sugar cube. These articles also describe the lead-up to the third round of vaccinations, scheduled for July 22 and 29 and intended to immunize the population of Cuyahoga County against Type II of polio.
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify
Object Name Newspaper articles
Search Terms cleveland academy of medicine
cuyahoga county
greater cleveland
immunization
immunizations
inoculation
inoculations
oral vaccination
oral vaccinations
oral vaccine
oral vaccines
polio
polio virus
poliomyelitis
public health
sabin
sabin oral poliovaccine
sabin oral sundays
sos
type ii polio
type ii poliomyelitis
type iii polio
type iii poliomyelitis
vaccination
vaccinations
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vaccines
People Leedham, Charles L.
Sabin, Albert B.
Hopwood, Howard Harbison
Osmond, John Dexter
Crawford, Henry Alexander
Mortimer, Donald W.
Porter, Ruth
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