The Shot Felt ’Round the World

[Trailer] Kalpana Biswas was Research Coordinator on this documentary film about Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine.  Director, DP and Editor: Tjardus Greidanus.


A horror movie could not be more dramatic: Polio, a mysterious disease seeks out children and terrorises them and their parents each summer. They no longer go to pools or movie theaters for fear they might contract the potentially fatal condition that often cripples its victims, leaving many in a dreaded iron lung.