Jonas Edward Salk

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Noun1.Jonas Edward Salk - United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)
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1954: The largest clinical trial in medical history was launched in New York: 'When you inoculate children with a polio vaccine, you don't sleep well for two or three months,' said virologist Jonas Edward Salk, who worked on a vaccine for polio at Harvard University for years.
Thus the American microbiologist Jonas Edward Salk (b.