DDT and the Origns of the "Polio Virus" Timeline
Pesticides: ORIGINS of the Polio Epidemic, A Chemical Timeline
Everything they told you about polio is WRONG. A 14 minute read that rewrites and CORRECTS polio history.
1. The polio story as you learned it is wrong. It’s one of the most often misunderstood sequence of events in the last two hundred years. I wanted to explain a few things about the disease to help people understand what actually happened.
The first modern account of something resembling polio was in 1789. A physician named Michael Underwood described an illness in children he called “Debility of the Lower Extremities.” He attributed it to teething and foul bowels.