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APR 23, 2016 - The Guardian

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A jab for Elvis helped America beat polio. Now doctors have recruited him again…

Film of Presley’s 1956 publicity campaign is posted online to boost immunisation crusade against today’s global threatsIt was one of Elvis Presley’s more unusual ventures. The king of rock’n’roll had just been enjoying his first taste of success with singles such as Heartbreak Hotel, and was about to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, when he was given ...

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APR 23, 2016 - Globe and Mail

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APR 22, 2016 - Forbes

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Medical Discovery Will Propel The National Cancer Moonshot

Ninety-five years ago, an ambitious, middle-aged New York lawyer named Franklin Roosevelt contracted the polio virus. The disease left Roosevelt with permanent paralysis from his waist down for the remainder of his life, but the future president refused to accept that he would never walk again. In the coming decades, [...]

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APR 20, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle

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News of the day from across the globe, April 21

The attackers targeted an agency that provides protection for high-ranking government officials, similar to the U.S. Secret Service. A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden truck outside the compound, and a pair of gunmen entered the compound in the aftermath before being killed. Searchers found a man’s body Wednesday in a landslide-hit area in southern Japan, bringing the death toll to ...

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APR 20, 2016 - Washington Post

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Gunmen kill 7 Pakistani policemen during polio campaign

Gunmen on motorcycles shot and killed seven Pakistani police officers involved in a polio vaccination campaign in two separate attacks Wednesday in the port city of Karachi, police said.

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