Fun Fact: How Elvis Got Americans To Trust The Polio Vaccine

Fun facts about Elvis Presley

Despite the horrid nature of the disease of polio and its after effects, many Americans were hesitant to get the vaccine. Elvis Presley went on national television and got his vaccination to prove that it was perfectly safe.

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  1. Musings says:

    Good for him. That’s a fun fact to know. He probably saved a lot of lives with that gesture.

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  2. Good public service work on Elvis’ part.

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