Yorkshire Evening Post – Friday 08 August 1947
Three Young Men Paralysis Victims
133 Cases in West Riding
Three young men are new victims of infantile paralysis In the West Riding administrative area, according to reports received medical beadquarters at Wakefield this morning.
There are seven more cases altogether bringing the total to 133 cases, confirmed and suspected.
New cases to-day are from South Klrkby (boy of 17). Bolton-upon- Dearne (man 38). Castleford (boy aged 18). Pontefract (woman of 38) (boy of 13), Morley (girl of 15 months), and Denaby (girl of 3).