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Southwest Kansas Town Was First to Line Up for Polio Vaccine, But Now... Pandemic Skeptics Abound 

(Photo: March of Dimes / Kansas News Service)

In 1957, residents of the small southwest Kansas town of Protection proudly rolled up their sleeves to get vaccine shots to advance the fight against polio. But as Jim McLean of the Kansas News Service reports, it’s different story today in the fight against COVID-19.

The Kansas News Service reports on health, the many factors that influence it and their connection to public policy. You can learn more at

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