The Good that once was:
"Worn #onthisday in 1956 by Elvis Presley when he was photographed getting his polio vaccine to persuade teenagers to get vaccinated.
Within the next 6 months, 84% of American children got the vaccine, released in 1955; by 1957, US cases had dropped by 81%. #OTD #rollupyoursleeve" https://t.co/7HnZELqjrsShared from Twitter: https://twitter.com/WornOnThisDay/status/1453678218314194951
|Elvis Presley when he was photographed getting his polio vaccine|
The Bad that lingers on:
"A systematic disinformation campaign in Russian media to foster doubts and misgivings about COVID-19 vaccines in the West has backfired as the death toll in Russia rises to record daily tolls, a European Union report said on Thursday.Facing a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections and deaths and a widespread reluctance among Russians to get inoculated, President Vladimir Putin approved a government proposal on Wednesday for a week-long workplace shutdown in Russia at the start of November to curb the spread of the virus."
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The Guardian also covers the Russian surge in cases: (Subscription maybe required) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/28/russia-brings-in-harsh-new-covid-measures-amid-record-cases-and-deaths
|The Guardian covers the Russian surge in cases|