What Awards Did Jonas Salk Win?


Jonas Salk won many awards for developing the most successful vaccine against polio. Among the most important were the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Jimmy Carter in 1977, the Congressional Gold Medal, and the Jawaharlal Nehru Award. His birthday, Oct 24th, was also declared 'World Polio Day' in his honor.
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The world has recognized Jonas Salk's contribution to world peace. He has been
for dicovering the vaccination for Polio disease.
Jonas Salk(October 28, 1914 - June 23, 1995)is known for his discovery of the first polio vaccine.
He cured Polio. Polio was a horrible disease that crippled children. Do you hear about kids in your neighborhood getting Polio? No? Thank you Jonas Salk!
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