What Awards Did Jonas Salk Win?

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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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