Poliomyelitis surveillance report number 23, May 27, 1955
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Poliomyelitis surveillance report number 23, May 27, 1955

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Poliomyelitis surveillance report number 23, May 27, 1955
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    Accepted cases total 113 at 12:00 Noon 5-27-55 (Table 1). Three new cases were accepted today, of which two were Wyeth associated cases from Maryland and Ohio and one a Lilly associated non-paralytic case from Texas, PSU Case No. Pa-1 has been dropped following reclassification by the Pennsylvania State Health Department. Dr. Werner Henle, Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, reports isolation of type 1 poliomyelitis virus from PSU Case No. Pa-3 and from one contact of case. This patient developed paralysis in the left arm 14 days following inoculation in the left deltoid with VJyeth vaccine. Accepted cases total h7 at 12:00 Noon 5-27-5$. Seven new cases were accepted today (Table 2). Of these seven, four (Pennsylvania - 1, Maryland - 1, and Ohio - 2) gave a history of family contact with a Myeth vaccinated child; two from Ohio and Texas a history of contact with a Lilly vaccinated child.
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