Clipped From The Sandusky Register
Anti-Polio Shots For Erie-co Now Scheduled Nay 2 Shift in Starting Date Results After Dr. Fishell's Conference With State Health Officials. The Erie-co health department today moved , back to May 2 the start of administration of anti-polio shots to first and second graders. The shift in starting date was made by the health director, Dr. Richard Fishell, after a conference with state department officials, today. Dr. Fishell said it was "reasonably certain, but not definite, we should have the vaccine by the latter part of next week." He emphasized that the same schedule as previously, announced as to the days when the vaccine teams will visit the schools will not change. The second round of shots will start on May 9. The first and second shots will be gl ™ . fr ^ ^JJ^t' musti e 1 ' 1 . . ' . .j * y recommended costi iof $4, peJ injection i - . „ .. . „„ . ,„ . , Dr. Fishell said Erie-co is to be supplied by the Pittman-Moore drug firm, which company 's Salk output has not yet been approved by the National Institute of Health, and until such approval is given by the NIA, distribution can not begin The approval delay is not the fault of the manufacturing concern, nor the product, but the fact that many Salk manufacturers must be approved, it was pointed lout.