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Jonas Salk - Wikipedia

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Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New  ...

NMAH | Polio: A Living Chemical

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Karl Landsteiner and Erwin Popper discovered poliovirus in 1908 by proving that it was not a bacterium that caused the paralysis, but a much smaller entity—a ...

NMAH | Polio: Timeline

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1894, first outbreak of polio in epidemic form in the U.S. occurs in Vermont, with ... 1930s, two strains of the poliovirus are discovered (later it was determined that ...

History of Polio ( Poliomyelitis ) | History of Vaccines

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Mar 10, 2016 ... For extensive background on the development of polio vaccines, visit our polio vaccine timeline. Few diseases frightened parents more in the ...

Dr. Jonas Salk: Inventor of the Polio Vaccine

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While there is still no actual cure for Polio, thanks to inventor Dr. Jonas Salk there is a way to prevent it. Before Salk invented the vaccine for Polio, America was ...

History : Polio Today

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The English physician Michael Underwood provided the first clinical description of the disease in 1789, when he referred to polio as “a debility of the lower ...

100 years poliovirus: from discovery to eradication. A meeting report.

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Arch Virol. 2010 Sep;155(9):1371-81. doi: 10.1007/s00705-010-0778-x. Epub 2010 Aug 4. 100 years poliovirus: from discovery to eradication. A meeting report.

Salk announces polio vaccine - Mar 26, 1953 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Salk announces polio vaccine on Mar 26, 1953. ... Vials and boxes containing ancient medicines, found in the wreck of a ship that sank ...

Who discovered the polio vaccine? | Reference.com

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The polio vaccine was successfully tested against the virus by Dr. Jonas Salk on March 26, 1953. He tested the vaccine on himself, his family and former polio ...

A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Salk produces polio ...

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He began investigating the poliovirus. To start with, he had to sort the 125 strains of the virus. He found that they fell into three basic types and knew that a ...