Sabin Albert Bruce


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Sa·bin

 (sā′bĭn), Albert Bruce 1906-1993.
Polish-born American microbiologist and physician who developed a live-virus vaccine against poliomyelitis, publicly introduced in 1962.
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Sa·bin

(sā′bĭn), Albert Bruce 1906-1993.
American microbiologist and physician who developed a live-virus vaccine against polio that contained an active form of the polio virus (1957). This replaced the vaccine, invented by Jonas Salk, that contained an inactivated (and less effective) form of the virus.
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