What the polio vaccine can teach us about the Covid-19 vaccine

David Oshinsky writes on how the news of forthcoming Covid-19 vaccines parallels the polio epidemic -- and reflects on the speed at which Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine was made accessible. Oshinsky argues that once a vaccine becomes available,...

What the polio vaccine can teach us about the Covid-19 vaccine
David Oshinsky writes on how the news of forthcoming Covid-19 vaccines parallels the polio epidemic -- and reflects on the speed at which Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine was made accessible. Oshinsky argues that once a vaccine becomes available, much like in the polio years, success will require overwhelming public trust.