Shortly after researcher Jonas Salk
developed a successful polio vaccine in 1953, he began working on his next project: a building that would allow for collaborative research among scientists to develop additional cures.
1914: Polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk
was born in New York.
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The day is observed the world over, to commemorate the fight against poliomyelitis and pay tribute to Jonas Salk
, American medical researcher and virologist, who led the first team that developed a vaccine against poliomyelitis.
The technique to make a PIV vaccine "goes back to Jonas Salk
and polio," he says.
, a man who saved millions of lives worldwide with the discovery of a vaccine to fight the spread of Polio in 1953, would have been 100-years-old on Tuesday (28 October).
Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jonas Salk
, the doctor who invented the Polio vaccine in 1952.
Louis with Charles Lindbergh, on the moon with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, in the laboratories of Thomas Edison and Jonas Salk
, and on Normandy beach on D-Day.
developed the first polio vaccine, and readers are offered a rare glimpse of history through a young girl's eyes, understanding her sorrows, hopes, and dreams, and reveling in her incredible imagination.
Ever since Dr Jonas Salk
invented the polio vaccine in the mid 1950s, the fight against the crippling disease has swung the way of health care professionals with stunning success.
JUST like Michael Smith, virologist Jonas Salk
was happy to experiment on himself.
Pendred Noyce & Roberta Baxter's "The Vicious Case of the Viral Vaccine" (9780985000875) has Mae and Clinton witness humanity's historic battles against lethal diseases such as smallpox, rabies, polio, as well as the pioneering work of people like Louis Pasteur, Jonas Salk
, Maurice Hilleman and more to make the world a healthier place.