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From the Archives: In 1948 a polio epidemic closed pools and playgrounds in San Diego

ByRichard Moran

Sep 1, 2020
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In the summer of 1948, a polio outbreak in San Diego cancelled large gatherings, closed playgrounds, pools and camps, and delayed the opening of public schools in the region.

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Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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