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is really about dedicating one's life to a higher purpose.
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.
did not invent the hypodermic syringe, just the anti-polio medication that went in it.
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.
Dr Memon mentioned that the launch coincides with the 58th anniversary of the announcement of Jonas Salk
's revolutionary vaccine.
Most physicians will never invent a vaccine for polio like Jonas Salk
The vaccine for which disease was developed in 1954 by Dr Jonas Salk
? ANSWERS: 1 Bill Owen; 2 The grasses; 3 Henri Toulouse-Lautrec; 4 Leon Trotsky; 5 Lady Jane Grey; 6 Tierra del Fuego; 7 The United States; 8 J.P.R.
World Polio Day (October 24) was established by Rotary International over a decade ago to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk
, who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis.
, for example, was in many ways the model of pursuing science in the public interest.
1914: Polio vaccine pioneer, Jonas Salk
, was born in New York.