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Elvis is vaccinated against polio on national TV

Elvis is vaccinated against polio on national TV

28 October, 1956

Elvis Presley, the “King” of Rock and Roll, received the vaccine against polio on national TV on 28th October 1956. Because of Elvis’ immense popularity, the immunisation levels in the United States soared from 0.6% to more than 80% in just 6 months. A great example of public service advertisement.

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