Polio Outbreak: The Illicit Lemonade Stand

In 1941, a little girl in a Chicago suburb gave herself and 4 of her playmates Polio from her sidewalk lemonade stand. This episode explores this case study and how it helped scientists to understand the disease. Then we invite Comedian Marcus Monroe on the show to play the newest version of “Quiz a Friend!” 

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