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The Story of Jonas Salk and the Discovery of the Polio Vaccine (Cornerstones of Freedom) download ebook

by Jim Hargrove

The Story of Jonas Salk and the Discovery of the Polio Vaccine (Cornerstones of Freedom) download ebook
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0516447475
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978-0516447476
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Jim Hargrove
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Childrens Pr (August 1, 1990)
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We are like Rottentomatoes or Metacritic for books. We also do book giveaways. He enlisted in the army and served in the European Theater of Operations in IPW Team 138; he was discharged in January 1946 as a Master Sergeant. After the War he became a corporate executive, served as Senior Assistant Postmaster General of the United States, and was appointed . Ambassador to Australia in 1976.

The incident delayed production of the vaccine, but new polio cases dropped to under 6,000 in 1957, the first year after . Among other honors, Jonas Salk was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.

Today, there are just a handful of polio cases in the United States every year, and most of these are imported by Americans from developing nations where polio is still a problem.

In 1947 Salk became associate professor of bacteriology and head of the . Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox.

Salk vaccine after its inventor, Jonas Salk ; and the oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), or Sabin vaccine, named for its inventor, Albert Sabin. IPV, based on killed, or inactivated, poliovirus serotypes 1, 2, and 3, was the first vaccine to break the scourge of polio epidemics in the 1950s. It i. istory at your fingertips.

He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines

He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Documentary telling the story of how Dr Jonas Salk and the 'march of dimes' came together to help conquer polio. It was 1952, and polio gripped the world in fear. There was no known cause, no cure and no help in sight for parents desperate to protect their children. Featuring interviews with Bill Gates, experts and polio survivors.

Who Was Jonas Salk? Jonas Salk was born October 28, 1914, in New York City. Preliminary testing of the polio vaccine began in 1952 - the shot given mostly to children. Roughly . million children were given the vaccine during the test phase. His works include Man Unfolding (1972) and The Survival of the Wisest (1973), which he co-wrote with son Jonathan.

Recounts the successful search of Jonas Salk for the vaccine that conquered polio