Originally Posted by Tracy
by the way....
did anyone see this about FDR and guillaine barr versus polio.
The symptoms of Roosevelt's illness, which first became apparent in 1921, more closely resembled those of Guillain-Barre, also known as acute ascending polyneuritis, a team at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston said.
It is believed to be an autoimmune disease -- one in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. It occurs after a mild infection, surgery or, rarely, after an immunization.
it goes on.....see link.
And that's not counting the reworking of the definition in the late fifties which many doctors disagreed with, because it would eliminate 90% of the paralytic polio cases.