‘If I had been vaccinated, I wouldn’t have gotten polio’: A survivor’s thoughts on the COVID-19 vaccine

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – Sixty years ago, polio was one most feared diseases in the United States; children were especially susceptible. South Dakota native Mark Sternhagen was only 9 months old when he caught it. He sees parallels in today’s current pandemic and hopes people can learn from the past.